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.
National parks are designated and protected by national governments for conservation purposes. Although the locations listed in the article are no longer national parks, their beauty and history make them worth a visit.
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.