Andreas Späth

Elephant poaching at genocidal levels

2014-08-25 07:49

Africa’s elephant population is in trouble, says Andreas Wilson-Späth. According to a new study, tens of thousands of elephants have been killed illegally.

See the Great Barrier Reef before it’s too late

2014-08-18 10:08 2 comments | 1951 views

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is on many people’s bucket list. And we’re busy breaking it, says Andreas Wilson-Späth.

Frankenstein biology - good or bad for us?

2014-08-04 10:16 17 comments | 2185 views

The idea of creating life has fascinated humans for millennia, but until fairly recently, the thought of it becoming an actual reality was pretty much taboo, writesAndreas Wilson-Späth.

All the plastic in the sea

2014-07-21 14:13 2 comments | 1288 views

Let’s cut down on the vast quantities of plastic we produce, buy, use and throw away every day, writes Andreas Wilson-Späth

Putting a market value on nature

2014-07-08 07:42 2 comments | 552 views

What is nature worth to you? No, not in terms of the joy of seeing a rose-tinted sunset or a rhino in the wild, but in rands and cents, asks Andreas Wilson-Späth.

Reinventing the leaf

2014-06-23 07:53 4 comments | 1985 views

One of the holy grails of solar power technology might soon become a reality, Andreas Wilson-Späth.

We’re causing a mass extinction!

2014-06-09 15:13 19 comments | 1321 views

It's official: human activities, intentionally or not, are killing off animal and plant species at a catastrophic rate, says Andreas Wilson-Späth.

 

Genetically engineered mossies

2014-07-07 12:35 1 comments | 289 views

The world’s gene splicing and dicing scientists are a busy lot who have long started to experiment with modifying the genetic material of animal species as well, says Andreas Wilson Späth.

Let them eat bugs

2014-06-17 08:53 11 comments | 1367 views

Why are prawns a delicacy, while cockroaches are just yuk? To an objective observer they don't really look all that different after all, says Andreas Wilson-Späth.

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