Charlie Oldroyd discusses the negative effects that glyphosate can have on bee populations and the wider impact of pesticides on ecosystems
How worm saliva could change the course of history
Madi Wharmby discusses a recent study that found that worm saliva has the ability to rapidly break down plastic.
Worryingly low butterfly sightings
Isobel Vautier discusses recent findings from the Big Butterfly Count which suggest that butterfly levels are at their lowest in 13 years and that these levels are worrying scientists.
“Rewetting” wetlands to reduce greenhouse gas emissions: Will it work and is it feasible?
George Edwards discusses recent findings that suggest “rewetting” wetlands could drastically reduce anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions and whether this is a feasible option that could be used around the world.
Excessive levels of PFAS found in UK drinking water
Daisy Scott, Online Science Editor, discusses recent findings that PFAS have been found at levels exceeding safe limits and what this could mean for human health
Okra microplastics to remove microplastics from the ocean
Catherine Stone discusses a recent discovery which indicates Okra could be used as a more sustainable way to remove microplastics from the ocean
Imogen Poyntz-Wright, Online Science Editor, discusses the UK government allowing the use of Emergency pesticide over fields and its effect on the environment
Innocent Drinks: saving the planet or just greenwashing?
Aran Grover discusses the virtue-signalling of greenwashing.
Land Back: Californian redwood forest returned to indigenous inhabitants
M Shelton discusses the recent return of an area of Californian Redwood Trees to its indigenous inhabitants
An interview with the Beaver Trust: the reintroduction of beavers into Britain’s countryside
George Edwards interviews Sophie Pavelle from the Beaver Trust about the importance of the reintroduction of the beaver into the British Countryside