How bees can keep the peace between elephants and humans | Lucy King

Ever since I can remember, African elephants have filled me with a sense of complete awe. They are the largest land mammal alive today on planet Earth, weighing up to seven tons, standing three and a half meters tall at the shoulder. They can eat up to 400 kilos of food in a day, and […]

Are indoor vertical farms the future of agriculture? | Stuart Oda

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Joanna Pietrulewicz So if you live on planet Earth and you’re one of seven billion people that eats food every day, I need you to pay attention, because over the next three decades, we will need to address one of the most critical global challenges of our generation. And I’m not […]

Toxic Air Might be Mutating Human DNA + 4 Other Horror Climate Stories

Welcome to Extinction Update an environmental alarm clock today we bring you five stories of human stupidity fucking up planet Earth like did you know there’s a wall of shit covered wet wipes blocking the London Thames? Or that MDMA is killing trees? Or that human DNA could be changing due to air pollution? Our […]

10 Countries Most Afflicted By Modern Slavery

Slavery used to look like this, then it evolved into this, and today it looks like this. In fact, there are an estimated 45.8 million people living in modern slavery across 167 different countries. They fall into three general categories: children held in the commercial sex trade; adults held in the commercial sex trade; and […]