Science Editor, Channel 4 News
Science Editor at Channel 4 News; recovering entomologist; co-founder Kentish Town Insect Rescue Society
nasa.gov — At our semi-weekly contact on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, we found the Kepler spacecraft once again in safe mode. As was the case earlier this month, this was a Thruster-Controlled Safe Mode. The root cause is not yet known, however the proximate cause appears to be an attitude error.
heraldscotland.com — Buglife, the invertebrate conservation trust, and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) say the mussel, which can live for more than 100 years, is one of the most endangered molluscs in the world, and that illegal poaching and pollution issues in Scotland threaten its future.
huffingtonpost.com — The results are in. A model and firefighter have been crowned the 2013 winners of PETA's "Sexiest Vegan Next Door" contest. Winner John Halloran, a Rhode Island firefighter, highlighted the health benefits of veganism in a statement, pointing out that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for on-duty firefighters.
channel4.com — In the last few decades, we've lost 44 million birds, almost all of our hedgehogs, and the majority of our wildflower meadows. Some scientists have warned that Britain's "green and pleasant land" is at risk of becoming little more than a misty-eyed memory.
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