The emerald ash borer is a green bug the size of a thumbnail. And it has killed tens of millions of trees in North America — and caused billions in damage — since it hitched a ride from Asia 20-odd years ago.
The rest of us have already wasted far too much time trying to humour anti-vaxxers' beliefs and accommodate their demands, writes columnist Max Fawcett. Now, it’s time for us to move on — and leave them behind.
On Day 2 of the Nobel Prize Summit, the celebrated immunologist, who received death threats last year after he corrected Donald Trump’s pandemic lies, had a warning for scientists seduced by the proximity to power.
Xiye Bastida, a young climate activist from Mexico, urged scientists and world leaders to pay attention to traditional Indigenous knowledge in addition to their usual information sources as she spoke at the 2021 Nobel Prize Summit.