Q+A: How is trauma passed on through generations?

Q+A: How is trauma passed on through generations?

Is the transmission of trauma multi-generational? Do children of survivors of mass atrocities have a higher risk of developing psychological disorders? To understand the process of multi-generational legacies of trauma, Maria Armoudian speaks with Andrei Novac and...
Is El Niño becoming stronger?

Is El Niño becoming stronger?

By Mandy Freund, Ben Henley, David Karoly, Helen McGregor & Nerilie Abram The pattern of El Niño has changed dramatically in recent years, according to the first seasonal record distinguishing different types of El Niño events over the last 400 years. A new...
Q+A: Could ditching cars make us healthier?

Q+A: Could ditching cars make us healthier?

A recent report from a team of researchers based at the University of Otago has found that our use of cars is harming both our health and our environment. The report, titled Turning the Tide, claims that urgent steps are needed to encourage New Zealanders to walk,...