What is the relationship between mosh pits and nature? The answers to that question might surprise you! Two graduate students (who just so happen to be heavy-metal fans) are studying mosh pits to learn about particulate patterns and animal flocking behavior.
Many times, it is not the natural world mimicking the manmade world, but rather the other way around. Read about how mantis shrimp are inspiring new photography technology.
Researchers are evaluating the effect that a dose of the wilderness can have on troubled young people.
Forests may be better at restoring themselves than we previously thought. Read about nature’s resilience.
Watch the video to learn more about the positive effects greenscapes have had in New York City.
In a world of antibacterial soaps and sterile environments, scientists have found that children exposed to diverse bacterial environments have better immune responses.
Read about how dogs, human’s best friends, influenced human evolution and vice versa.
In this article, Laura Wright Treadway, environmentalist and mom, talks about the importance of playing—and learning—outdoors.
While modern human environmental intervention often has a negative impact, forest gardens grown by Indigenous communities prove that humans can live in harmony with nature and improve ecosystems.
The balance between humans and nature is a precarious one, and for some time nature has been telling us we are doing something wrong. Read about how both human and environmental health is intertwined.
What is citizen science? How can you advance scientific research while exploring your backyard or city? Read on to learn the answer to these questions and more.
What would you do if faced with the opportunity to email a tree? Would you write fan mail and love letters? For many Melburnian citizens, the answer is yes!
As more and more people live in urban areas and have limited exposure to the outdoors, more people are becoming afraid of nature. Read this article to find out about the dangers of nature phobias on people and the planet.
Have you ever gone for a walk and felt your worries melt away? It turns out, you aren’t alone, and there is science that supports a positive correlation between nature and happiness.
Homesteading is a huge commitment that can help bring people in tune with nature. Read the pros and cons of one homesteader’s experience.
Scientists are enjoying a surprising benefit of the reduction in human activity in 2020.
Nature is important to humans in some very practical ways. Read about some of the technological advances the animal world has given us.
Diane Ackerman contemplates the wildlife that creeps into our urban habitats.
Watch this video about a program intended to both connect prisoners to nature and to help restore the environment.
The idea of nature rebounding from humanity while people are staying home is inspiring. But it isn’t necessarily true.