I'm the deputy editor of BBC Earth. Previously environment news editor for New Scientist. I mostly write about life sciences and the environment
It will cost billions of dollars. Is there anything in it for us?
From leaps forward in evolution to devastating asteroid impacts, these were the milestones that shaped our world
We all know about the Moon, but not the other one
More than 2 billion years ago, Earth suddenly became more habitable. But why?
Nowadays Arabia is a fierce desert, but it was once densely vegetated, and could have been a home to the first humans that left Africa
Two obscure groups of tropical flies are the giants of the fly world
Meet the coconut crab: a land crab so big and powerful, it can break open coconuts with its pincers, and even hunt rats
Single-celled bloodsuckers called vampyrellids creep through the soil beneath your feet