The change-makers are the climate activists taking on the fossil fuel industry’s powerhouses.

The change-makers are the climate activists taking on the fossil fuel industry’s powerhouses.

Nick Hodgkinson’s fight for climate change benefits from his dark sense of humour. Consider the period when the 59-year-old participated in an Extinction Rebellion rally in front of the Houses of Parliament. Hodgkinson is a retired volunteer with a motor neurone condition (MND). He interacts primarily through typing on his phone because he uses a…

People Who Have No Concern for the Environment Are Generally Less Emotional

People Who Have No Concern for the Environment Are Generally Less Emotional

A recent University of Michigan study found that people who are less empathetic and sympathetic in general are also less affected when viewing photographs of environmental harm. Adjustments to policies that address climate change may be constrained by ideological differences. Researchers and professionals frequently arouse people’s concern by appealing to their empathy. The study found…

It is become a competitive sport to kill invasive species.

It is become a competitive sport to kill invasive species.

Diver Rachel Bowman is an expert at hunting, catching, and killing lionfish, a species that is native to the waters of the Indo-Pacific. An adult off the coast of Australia or Indonesia normally reaches a length of about twelve inches; groupers, eels, and sharks are its natural predators, and in many nations divers are not…

Cyborg cockroaches are created by scientists for rescue and surveillance missions.

Cyborg cockroaches are created by scientists for rescue and surveillance missions.

Cyborgs, the fusion of machine and organism, have long been a source of controversy, with some people fearing a hostile takeover while others pointing out the benefits. For the time being, scientists have created cyborg insects, a tiny form of this hybrid. With body-mounted energy-harvesting devices, scientists have created cyborg insects that can be utilised…

In ice giant planets, diamond rain may occur more frequently than previously thought.

In ice giant planets, diamond rain may occur more frequently than previously thought.

Extreme conditions exist in the interiors of the ice giants Uranus and Neptune, which are located in the outer regions of the Solar System. Temperatures can reach hundreds of degrees Celsius, and the pressure is a million times more than that of the Earth’s atmosphere. These pressure and temperature settings can be replicated for a…