Author: Johanna Tachas (Johanna Tachas)

Translating nature’s lessons: an interview with Dr Jenny Martin
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Translating nature’s lessons: an interview with Dr Jenny Martin

Science explains the everyday familiar in terms of the unfamiliar – it thrives on specialised language consisting of untranslatable words and symbols. Science communication is an essential aspect of many scientists’ careers – aiming to make scientific knowledge and understanding accessible to all. When it comes to the environmental sciences, science communication is integral to...

Redefining the environmental scientist
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Redefining the environmental scientist

Edward O. Wilson describes ‘the connections that human beings subconsciously seek with the rest of life’ as biophilia, which directly translates to a ‘love of life or living systems.’ This innate love that we have for our natural world is therefore intrinsic to our human nature and can be seen as the foundation of the...