Q+A: What are the hidden costs of civilisation?

Q+A: What are the hidden costs of civilisation?

What are the hidden costs of civilisation? Could civilisation be behind disease, mental illness, climate change, and religious fundamentalism? Spencer Wells thinks it might just be. Maria Armoudian speaks to Wells about his book Pandora’s Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of...
Q+A: Humans: The most damaging predator on Earth?

Q+A: Humans: The most damaging predator on Earth?

Is humanity the most damaging predator on Earth? Many experts say yes and that its predatory practices maybe disrupting evolution. Maria Armoudian speaks with three researchers who have looked at this issue: Chris Darimont, Tom Reimchen, and Heather Bryan. Chris...
Bad blood: Risk or discrimination?

Bad blood: Risk or discrimination?

By Simon Stewart Blood, collected in very large amounts from the bodies of an ever-growing population of human beings, can be both a gift and a resource. Firstly as an act of altruism and then as a product of unrivalled value for use in medical intervention. In the...
Could Brazilians elect their own Donald Trump?

Could Brazilians elect their own Donald Trump?

By Jessie Bullock Will Brazil get its own Donald Trump? Brazil’s next election is right around the corner (the campaign starts August 16, and first round elections are October 2) but currently Jair Bolsonaro — a right wing, pro-gun rights, anti-gay firebrand who has...

Subscribe By Email

Get every new post delivered right to your inbox.

This form is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.