Category Archives: Nature

Bats have an ambulance in their ears – ScienceBlog.com

Anybody who has been passed by an ambulance at high speed has experienced a physical effect called the Doppler shift: As the ambulance moves toward the listener, its motion compresses the siren’s sound waves and raises the sound pitch. As the … Continue reading

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How Trees Bend the Laws of Physics

Hope this was worth the wait! So many people helped with this video: Prof John Sperry, Hank Green, Henry Reich, CGP Grey, Prof Poliakoff, my mum filmed for me in beautiful Stanley Park and Jen S helped with the fourth … Continue reading

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The incredible ibex climbs a dam – Forces of Nature with Brian Cox: Episode 3 – BBC One

Programme website: http://bbc.in/29kGs3z The spectacular sight of mountain goats defying gravity on a vertical dam wall in Italy, and all because they are have a craving for some of Earth’s elements essential to life.

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My Unusual Life | The Man Who Lives With a Magpie

BBC Three Published on 27 May 2017 SUBSCRIBED 1.6M Last year, Charlie rescued a baby magpie. Now it has taken over his life.

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The Vultureman of Spain

Manuel Aguilera wants you to know there’s no reason to fear vultures. The ornithological guide has gone as far as climbing into an animal carcass to get closer to the birds of prey. He’s spent 40 years studying the griffon … Continue reading

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These Four Farmers Are Plowing Ahead

We’ve seeded this reel with four remarkable stories about farmers, including one man in Wales who grows massive vegetables—we’re talking a 120-pound cabbage!—and a reverend in North Carolina who took up farming to give his community access to fresh, locally-grown … Continue reading

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Stinging Scorpion vs. Pain-Defying Mouse | Deep Look

DEEP LOOK: a new ultra-HD (4K) short video series created by KQED San Francisco and presented by PBS Digital Studios. See the unseen at the very edge of our visible world. Get a new perspective on our place in the … Continue reading

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The Biggest Organism On Earth

 

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Stoned Ape & Fungal Intelligence – Paul Stamets

After Skool Published on 13 Mar 2018 Paul Stamets is a mycologist, author and advocate of bioremediation and medicinal fungi. In this animation he describes the incredible properties of fungi as well as an overview of how mushrooms could have … Continue reading

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A Field Recording by Phil Torres Documents the Waterfall-like Sound of Millions of Migrating Monarch Butterflies

Entomologist and TV host Phil Torres (previously) dives deep into the natural world to document sights and sounds that many of us will never have a chance to experience firsthand. In his most recent video, Torres showcases the sound created … Continue reading

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