Anatomy of an Antarctic heatwave

Antarctica represents the simple, extreme end of conditions for life. It can be seen as a ‘canary in the mine’, demonstrating patterns of change we can expect to see elsewhere.

The Soviet InterNyet

Soviet scientists tried for decades to network their nation but failed. The first global computer network emerged thanks to capitalists behaving like cooperative socialists, not socialists behaving like competitive capitalists.

Is our destruction of nature responsible for COVID-19?

Researchers think it is the destruction of biodiversity that creates conditions for new viruses and diseases such as COVID-19. A new discipline is emerging that focuses on the connections among the wellbeing of humans, other living things, and entire ecosystems.