A foodie weekend in Abergavenny, gateway to the Brecons

But changes also need to be made on a larger scale. Some bodies recognise this. Faced with the growing social and environmental costs of industrial farming, the European Union adopted a... Read more »

The idea that a vineyard’s soil lends a wine its flavour is becoming increasingly popular – but is there any scientific basis?

“Soil, not grapes, is the latest must-know when choosing a wine,” Bloomberg has proclaimed. Meanwhile, wine writer Alice Feiring has published a book which helps drinkers choose their tipple... Read more »

Alien apocalypse: Can any civilization make it through climate change?

In the face of climate change, deforestation and biodiversity loss, creating a sustainable version of civilization is one of humanity’s most urgent tasks. But when confronting this immense challenge,... Read more »

Dolphins deliberately killed for use as bait in global fisheries

Important new research released ahead of World Oceans Day exposes the widespread practice of killing aquatic mammals such as dolphins, sea lions, seals and otters for use as bait... Read more »

Patenting marine genetic resources: Who owns ocean biodiversity?

Marine organisms have evolved to thrive in various ocean environments, resulting in unique adaptations that make them the object of commercial interest. Researchers from the Stockholm Resilience Centre and... Read more »