Cut out the Fireworks

Popular fireworks should be replaced with cleaner drone and laser light shows to avoid the highly damaging impact on wildlife, domestic pets, and the broader environment.

A Lethal Climate

For the first time, hotter days brought about by climate change have been linked to an increased risk of shootings in the United States.

Shrinking Rhinos

Over the past century, rhino horns have likely shrunk because of hunting. This has been documented by scrutinising over a century’s worth of photos.

Tracing a Plague of Rabbits

DNA profiling has been used to show that the invasion of rabbits across Australia in the 1800s was likely triggered by a single introduction event.

Junk Advertisements

A restriction on junk food advertising across the Transport for London network in 2019, has resulted in 94,867 fewer cases of obesity, 2,857 cases of diabetes prevented or delayed, and 1,915 fewer cases of cardiovascular disease.

Rising Injustice

Global Warming is likely to lead to a huge increase in heat-induced labour loss, which will mainly impact those who work outdoors and for low wages. A tragic example of environmental injustice.

Immature Vapers

Flavoured e-cigarettes have led to more than 1 million young people (aged between 14 and 17) in the United States becoming daily tobacco users.

Unhealthy Debts

In the United States, of those students who take out loans to fund their university-level education, the average graduates with debts of more than $30,000. There has now been shown to be a positive correlation between student debt and cardiovascular disease risk.

Blind in the Mind

Aphantasia is a phenomenon in which people are unable to visualize imagery. People that are affected by this condition have no ‘mind’s eye’, meaning that their imagination is essentially blind. It has now been shown that this condition can be detected by looking at how the pupils respond to light.

The Decline of Animal Rights

Speciesism is defined as the assumption of human superiority leading to the exploitation of animals. Yet new research has found that this is a behaviour that is likely learned during adolescence, with children thinking that animals ought to be treated better.