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.
During these isolating times, outdoor areas can offer a safe space to explore while practicing social distancing and taking proper safety precautions. Skim the article and choose two locations to learn more about.
|Dogs can already sniff out various diseases and infections, and researchers think that this skill can successfully aid in the early diagnosis of COVID-19.|
As much as humans have shaped nature, nature has also shaped the course of human history. Read more about how hurricanes affect us.
Vultures are often derided for being ugly and smelly, but these incredibly efficient scavengers help humanity by eating dead animals.
When a bird sings, it’s telling you what it is and where it is. Learn bird calls and open a new window on your birding.
Click the video links to see an amazing natural phenomenon and learn why it happens.
Learn about the complicated path a virus must take to jump from animals to humans.
If you could go anywhere in the United States, where would you travel? The country is full of natural wonders. Read about 10 places you can visit that set national or world records.
We’ve probably all heard that dogs age the equivalent of seven years for every human year. However, new research has proven that saying wrong. Use the dog age calculator to figure out the age of a furry friend and read up on the intricacies of dog aging.
This article and video discuss ‘nature deficit disorder’ and the benefits of being in nature on our emotional, physical, and mental health.
With an unusually cold winter, the ice caves of Lake Superior draw many visitors every year. Check out this collection of amazing photographs.
Getting closer to nature may help prison inmates build new lives once they are released. Watch a story about one woman trying to help change lives through starting gardens inside prisons.
Some marine animals light up the dark ocean with fluorescence. Watch the video to see how it works and what purpose it serves.
Dogs do not only make great companions, they also work in critical roles preserving the environment and endangered species. Read about the problems these dogs tackle.
How can large earthquakes set off many smaller ones? Read on to learn more about the aftereffects of earthquakes.