The morning coffee ritual is serious business; Australians drink roughly 16.3 million coffees a day. Plenty of news coverage has been devoted to its health benefits, but how much do you know about the environmental cost of your daily latte? Shopping can be confusing at the best of times, and trying to find sustainable options makes it even more difficult.
Coffee is grown in some of the most biologically diverse regions of the world, sometimes causing significant damage. But there are choices you can make to reduce the ecological impact of your caffeine fix.
Coffee mostly affects tropical forests, as they are cleared to make way for coffee farms. But with certain cultivation practices, these coffee farms can support an impressive range of forest biodiversity.
The world’s most popular coffee type, Coffea arabica, grows under the rainforest canopies of Ethiopia. A natural requirement for shade means coffee is often cultivated under shading plants, from a single tree species to a diverse range of plant life.
The much-heralded sci-fi anthology show Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams has arrived on Aussie streaming service Stan. For those who missed the memo, it's based on ten short stories by visionary author Philip K. Dick, the man whose words inspired the cinematic brilliance of Blade Runner, Total Recall, A Scanner Darkly and Minority Report. To celebrate here are ten of the finest Sci-fi television shows you should be watching right now.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are getting hitched next week and the lavish ceremony will be broadcast around the world. Though it's unusual to think that a Royal Wedding in 2018 will be one of the biggest events of the year, that's what we're looking out. Outside of the World Cup, this thing will be everywhere. If you're a Royal Watcher or you just want to make sure you're up with all the memes and social commentary that'll flow from the event - Lifehacker has you covered.
Here's how to watch the Royal Wedding live, online and free in Australia!