This year’s Ig Nobel prizes have been announced, with the science of slippery banana skins and the therapeutic effect of beauty among the winners. The awards, which recognise research that "first makes you laugh, and then makes you think",...
Air pollution is at a point of urgency according to the International Energy Agency’s recent report claiming that over 6 million people a year die from lack of clean air. The causes and cures are believed to lie in...
Nearly half of all eggs bought in the UK are free range, but a recent investigation shows that the demand for ethical farming has undermined concerns for animal welfare.
There I was, getting myself nicely worked up to write a piece decrying the half-baked environmental claptrap that is from time to time published in the Daily Telegraph, when I was brought up short by what must be the...
UEA research has found that male fruit flies have the ability to influence the behaviour of females through sex.
This April, many throughout Norfolk will be travelling to attend the North Norfolk Coast Earth Day, writes Helen Martin. It is a free event which takes place at Deepdale farm, well-known for providing a hostel where backpackers can enjoy a quintessentially ecological stay.