On average agriculture utilizes 70 per cent of the world’s available fresh water. About 40 per cent of water used in irrigation is wasted through unsustainable practices. This mismanagement – but also an increasing world population, improved affluence and the … Continue reading
Professor Ian Chubb argues in The Conversation -an Australian website for ‘informed commentary’- that scientists are an unappreciated force for good in Australian society.
Opinion article on people’s attitute towards science by Michael P. Lynch, professor of philosophy at the University of Connecticut, and Associate Fellow of the Northern Institute of Philosophy, University of Aberdeen.
Prizewinning British science journalist Tim Radford argues in Nature that researchers are not hopeless at explaining their work to a general audience.