By Rebekah Andrews This article was originally published on the City Journal. R U OK day was held last week, bringing to public discussion all forms of anxiety and depressive disorders. According to some psychologists, it is death anxiety that creates almost all other forms of anxiety, and yet it is rarely discussed. https://soundcloud.com/rebekah-andrews-366037831/the-death-positivity-movement-helping-people-with-death-anxiety-1
This article was originally published on the City Journal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZwV7LbyMUk
This article was written for RMIT Catalyst, the 'Cycle' issue. By Rebekah Andrews Hurtling through space at this exact moment are millions of fragments from old spacecrafts; remnants of former satellites and tools used by astronauts from the very beginning of human space exploration. Researchers call these remnants ‘space junk’, and they are wreaking havoc … Continue reading Space Junk or Space Treasure?
This article was originally published on New Atlas. By Rebekah Andrews Mercury has its uses, but it's toxic to humans and animals and can pose a threat to the world's ecosystems. A new study has calculated there is more than 15 million gallons of the stuff sitting trapped in the permafrost north of the equator. … Continue reading Thawing permafrost could release massive amounts of toxic mercury