News tagged with plants

Butterfly gardens offer some hope for pollinators

Butterflies will use gardens planted to attract them, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. But the researchers cautioned that butterfly gardens can sometimes have a downside by exposing caterpillars to ...

dateFeb 15, 2018 in Ecology
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Investing in Aussie wines

For the first time in over 300 years, wine is getting an update. Here's how the CSIRO are future-proofing our industry and making wine even more delicious (if that's even possible?).

dateFeb 19, 2018 in Environment
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Coffee threatened by climate change, disease, pests

According to connoisseurs, the tastiest of coffee beans come from the Coffea arabica shrub, a fragile weakling that is susceptible to diseases and pests. And climate change isn't making things any easier for the plant. An ...

dateFeb 14, 2018 in Ecology
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