In 2022 Petra Stock brought us a heart-wrenching story about wind turbines killing thousands of bats, including microbats and some species designated as endangered. Petra also found data casting doubt on the safety of e-bikes and described how Barbie Toys can sometimes create confusion for children.
But as important as those stories are, the things which cast a web over Petra throughout the year were spiders.
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Originally published by Cosmos as Five in five minutes – Petra Stock’s favourite science stories of the past year
Petra Stock has a degree in environmental engineering and a Masters in Journalism from University of Melbourne. She has previously worked as a climate and energy analyst.
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