Cultured Meat - Samples Fried and Baked

Cultured Meat: Frankenfood or Factory Farm Fix?

Cultured meat is being touted as a humane, healthy and climate-friendly alternative to animal agriculture. Find out why this idea is far from fruition. (6:00 min read)

Tagish Lake Meteorite and Thermometer

Tagish Lake Meteorite Holds Clues to How Life Began

The Tagish Lake meteorite at the Royal Ontario Museum has revealed some vital secrets to researchers. Find out what they discovered about the origin of life. (4:00 min read)

Scaly Anteater (Pangolin) on Stump

Scaly Anteaters: Did They Cause the Pandemic?

Scaly Anteaters, or pangolins, may have spread the coronavirus from bats to humans. Find out more about these unique, endangered mammals. (5:30 min read)

Food Waste - Dairy Farmer Pouring Milk

Food Waste Explodes – Food Banks Face Empty Shelves

Food waste is increasing sharply during the pandemic while food banks run dangerously low. Find out why our inflexible global food system is to blame. (5:00 min read)

Earth Day 50 Years 2020

Earth Day at 50 Calls for Diversity of Tactics

On this 50th anniversary of Earth Day, environmentalists are debating the day’s true meaning. Find out why “diversity of tactics” is a better approach. (5:00 min read)

Origin of COVID-19 Drawing of Viruses

Origin of COVID-19: Lies, Damned Lies and the Truth

The origin of COVID-19 remains a mystery. Like all mysteries, it’s spawning wild rumours. Find out which beliefs are justified, and which are nonsense. (8:00 min read)

Tropical Biodiversity - Shark and school of fish

What Causes Tropical Biodiversity?

Ecologists have always thought that tropical diversity came from increased species interaction. Find out why they may have been wrong all along. (4:30 min read)

Food Ethics African Harvest

Food Ethics: An Embarrassment of Choices

Food ethics is becoming a highly controversial field. Find out how our food choices affect world hunger, animal welfare, a fair society and the environment. (10:00 min read time)

Habitat Destruction - Heavy Equipment Construction Forest

Habitat Destruction Spreads Novel Diseases

We promise not to bore or mislead you with advice about COVID-19. Find out why habitat destruction is the root cause of emerging infectious diseases. (4:30 min read)