All Posts by ALICE DOYLE

Part 1: Recent Changes to Drug Laws in South Africa

In recent years, global attitudes towards the drug cannabis as both a medicinal and a recreational drug have been shifting. Many countries have seen changes in law to reflect the more liberal views of their voters: sometimes decreasing penalities for possession and usage, and sometimes permitting cannabis for medical purposes.

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What kind of learner am I?

Some people are the star football player on the team; others can sing like a popstar. In a similar  sort of way, we all differ in how we learn new things in school. If you can work out what ‘type of learner’ you are, you can do the schoolwork that

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Moths and Butterflies: How to tell them Apart

This article is the second in a two-part series on butterflies. These fascinating insects can be quite difficult to differentiate from their cousin, the moth. This article tells you all you need to know to spot both species in the wild, and explains why they are important economically and ecologically.

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How does a Caterpillar turn into a Butterfly?

The beautiful winged insects we recognise as butterflies are actually in the fourth and final stage of their life cycles. But how did they get there? This article is the first of a two-part series on butterflies. WHAT ARE BUTTERFLIES? Butterflies are insects found all over the world, and come

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