Why are pets at risk during this pandemic?

Why are pets at risk during this pandemic?

By Heather Fraser, Damien Riggs & Nik Taylor In a few short months the COVID-19 pandemic has precipitated a series of dramatic social, political and environmental changes. Yet the focus remains resolutely on humans, leaving animals largely out of the picture....
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...
What is the science behind sleep? 🔊

What is the science behind sleep? 🔊

Scientists are still trying to understand the mysteries of our slumber. Why do we sleep? What is its purpose? And what actually happens during sleep? Maria Armoudian explores the science behind sleep with Marcos G. Frank and Graham H. Diering. Marcos G. Frank is...