Glass Wings Blog: Year

1 year and 700 lives lost, but Indian protestors have succeeded in repealing anti-farming laws
100 years ago, this man discovered an exquisite parrot thought to be extinct. What came next is a tragedy we must not repeat
1.7 million foxes, 300 million native animals killed every year: now we know the damage foxes wreak
18,000 Years Ago, The 'Zealandia Switch' Decimated Earth's Glaciers. Has It Returned?
2021 was one of the hottest years on record – and it could also be the coldest we’ll ever see again
2021 Was the Year Cargo Shipping Pivoted Green
5 major heatwaves in 30 years have turned the Great Barrier Reef into a bleached checkerboard
50 years since Mike Oldfield began writing Tubular Bells: the pioneering album that changed the sound of music
60 years after it first gazed at the skies, the Parkes dish is still making breakthroughs
60 years and 14 Doctors: how Doctor Who has changed with the times – and Ncuti Gatwa’s casting is the natural next step
A year after Myanmar’s coup, the military still lacks control and the country is sliding into an intractable civil war
A year of hunger: how the Russia-Ukraine war is worsening climate-linked food shortages
‘An American Tradition’: Lessons from a year covering conspiracy theories
Ancestral Homeland Returned to Rappahannock Tribe After More Than 350 Years
Australia had a record number of police shootings in the past year. Should we be concerned?
Australia’s largest coal plant will close 7 years early – but there’s still no national plan for coal’s inevitable demise
Barbie Career of the Year as a Window on Centrist Feminism
Breathtaking wilderness in the heart of coal country: after a 90-year campaign, Gardens of Stone is finally protected
Britain's cranes have most successful year since 1600s
David Bowie and the birth of environmentalism: 50 years on, how Ziggy Stardust and the first UN climate summit changed our vision of the future
Disney’s writer wage theft, a year on.
Dos Rios Ranch, California's first new state park in 13 years, is just outside of the Bay Area
Endangered red wolf pups are born in the wild for the first time in years
Energy bills are spiking after the Russian invasion. We should have doubled-down on renewables years ago
Friday essay: single parenting with a disability – how my 9-year-old daughter became my carer in shining armour
From Idea to Icon: 50 Years of the Floppy Disk
Glasgow man 'hasn't switched on heating for two years' after high flats refurbishment
Global heating risks most cataclysmic extinction of marine life in 250m years
Great, Lapland Just Recorded Its Hottest Temperature in 100 Years
Happy New Year 2022!
Har Gobind Khorana: The chemist who cracked DNA’s code and made the first artificial gene was born into poverty 100 years ago in an Indian village
Headphones, saw blades, coat hangers: how human trash in Australian bird nests changed over 195 years
Here's How The Next 5 Years Might Look: Scientists Outline 3 Likely Pandemic Outcomes
How are Australians feeling after more than two years of Covid? Exhausted, mostly
How do planets form? A ‘baby Jupiter’ hundreds of light-years away offers new clues
Impasse on climate could last for years
In 20 years of studying how ecosystems absorb carbon, here’s why we’re worried about a tipping point of collapse
India's first openly gay prince endured years of torturous conversion therapy. Now, he's fighting to make the practice illegal.
Insurrection, One Year On
It took a 15-year fight to be allowed to use an existing DRM exception: who still thinks copyright is fair?
It’s 30 years since Freddie Mercury died. His music is still the soundtrack of our lives
Johnson & Johnson hides its 120-year-old baby powder business behind one-week-old company
Julie Peters on 50 years at the ABC and 30 years blazing a trail as a trans woman
Local efforts have cut plastic waste on Australia’s beaches by almost 30% in 6 years
Meet the kiwi who's spent over 30 years reforesting a corner of New Zealand
Melbourne's birth destroyed Bunurong and Wurundjeri boundaries. 185 years on, they've been redrawn
‘Mountain’ of electronic waste from this year alone will weigh as much as Great Wall of China, experts warn
Novak Djokovic was detained for five days – refugees in the same hotel have been there for years
Pest plants and animals cost Australia around $25 billion a year – and it will get worse
Reducing COVID transmission by 20% could save 2,000 Australian lives this year
Republicans Promised to Banish Jan. 6 Insurrectionists. A Year Later, They’ve Purged Jan. 6 Critics
Rewiring Australian households could save them up to $6,000 a year, research finds
Roberta and Ken Williams are back after 25 years with 'Colossal Cave 3D Adventure'
Robyn Williams, host of ABC RN's The Science Show, on 50 years of broadcasting and the day Norman Swan saved his life
The scientific genius who eschewed fame: remembering Thomas Harriot, 400 years on
Sixty years of climate change warnings: the signs that were missed (and ignored)
Study finds Western megadrought is the worst in 1,200 years
Sweden: a history of neutrality ends after 200 years
This adorable mouse was considered extinct for over 100 years — until we found it hiding in plain sight
This Australian grasshopper gave up sex 250,000 years ago and it’s doing fine
‘This black smoke rolling through the mulga’: almost 70 years on, it’s time to remember the atomic tests at Emu Field
This French Pianist Has Been Playing For 102 Years And Just Released A New Album
This mosquito species from Papua New Guinea was lost for 90 years – until a photographer snapped a picture of it in Australia
This Year at Davos: A Referendum on Davos Itself
Today’s disappointing federal court decision undoes 20 years of climate litigation progress in Australia
Tuberculosis, the forgotten pandemic relying on a 100-year-old vaccine
Two years into the pandemic, unequal access to COVID-19 treatments threatens the global recovery
Two years into the pandemic, why is Australia still short of medicines?
We Wasted 20 Years Fighting the War on Terror Instead of Climate Change
Why the Past 10 Years of American Life Have Been Uniquely Stupid
Winners of Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021
The Year in Cheer 2021
You Can Now Explore an Open-Source Encyclopedia of 10,000 Years of South Asian Art
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