As it becomes obvious that society’s use of fossil fuels needs to be addressed, renewable sources of energy have been celebrated as a way for the world to break its fossil fuel dependence.
E-scooters and human rights: What are the ethical dilemmas in their supply chain and in consumers’ wellbeing?
E-scooters have taken off. But what are the ethical dilemmas in their supply chain and in consumers’ wellbeing?
Water issues have come into the spotlight in recent years with foreign water bottling companies setting up plants in New Zealand as Mia Chung explains.
Grant Galbreath looks at whether New Zealand can transition to a plant-based future?
Are surfers selfish when it comes to looking after the environment?
Often thought of as the king of the ocean, shark populations are on the decline the world over, while their habitats have been affected by human contact.
Over the past few decades Auckland University has been monitoring their carbon emissions and rates of sustainability to reduce the environmental impact of both the university and New Zealand. Has it been working?
Julia Rallo spoke with Patrick Blanchfield about the epidemic of gun violence and asks the question: do mass shootings emerge from free-speech message boards like 8chan, or from American culture itself?
Are we living in a climate of ignorance when it comes to discussing climate change? Joel Rindelaub seems to think so.
Logan Carmichael explores Estonia’s cyber revolution and what we can learn from it.
In a talk given at the University of Auckland, Emmi Bevensee talks about her doctoral research into fascist radicalisation online.
Kate Mackrill explores what is known as the nocebo effect and whether the media can in fact influence the side effects of medication.
Why are some migrants seen as more deserving than others? James Nicol investigates.
The devastating anti-Muslim attacks carried out in Christchurch in March this year were part of a trend of disaffected white men, radicalised into fascist politics through social media meme culture according to Emmi Bevensee.
James Nicol explores the rise of anti-immigrant sentiment in western countries.
Is Auckland’s food security under threat from urban sprawl? Alexander Louis explores.
The popularity of electric vehicles in New Zealand is increasing every year, but is our obsession with electric mobility driving an increase in lead poisoning?
Clean green beef no longer on our menu? How feedlots are changing the face of the New Zealand agri-food system
Madeline Shelling outlines how feedlots have changed the face of the New Zealand agri-food system.
How wholesome is your local wholefoods store? Morgan Renata investigates.
With more scientists saying we should give up meat for the sake of the environment, are insects the answer to food insecurity?