Category Archives: Nature

Wild bison to return to UK for first time in 6,000 years

Release of a small herd of endangered animals in Kent is planned for spring 2022. Wild bison are to return to the UK for the first time in 6,000 years, with the release of a small herd in Kent planned … Continue reading

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The Microbe You Eat All The Time

Yeast: the most coveted microbe during this pandemic. This week we’re taking a close look at the little guys that make up our bread and beer and the vital role they’ve had for thousands of years. Follow Journey to the … Continue reading

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Searching for Beauty (and Hidden Treasure) in 4 Forests

Mushrooms, monarch butterflies, hidden treasure and ancient plants. From Vermont to Hawaii, you never know what you’ll find when you venture into some of the world’s most spectacular forests and jungles. Up for adventure? Let’s go.

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Eavesdropping on Orangutans

The Kalimantan Rainforest in Borneo, Indonesia is one of the most biodiverse spots on Earth. Bustling with life, the dense greenery is home to orangutans, all kinds of birds, frogs, you name it. But the rainforest won’t stay that way … Continue reading

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BBC Sounds – Rethink, Jarvis Cocker: Rethinking an Environmental Revolution

Jarvis contemplates what might awaken us to our duty as stewards of the Earth.                                                     … Continue reading

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This 150-Year-Old Wisteria Tree Is the Most Beautiful One in the World | My Modern Met

By Sara Barnes on May 13, 2020 Venture to the Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi, Japan and you’ll find a wisteria tree that’s often referred to as “the most beautiful in the world.” At around 150 years old, the massive … Continue reading

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Meet the güiña—a six-pound ‘mystery cat’ vulnerable to extinction | National Geographic

Pikumche is a male northern güiña who was orphaned and raised by people. He was a “sweetheart” during his photo shoot, photographer Joel Sartore says, even rubbing against his legs. PHOTOGRAPH BY JOEL SARTORE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO ARK The smallest … Continue reading

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The Messy Story Of The Evolution Of Life On Earth

In an evolutionary tree, neat branches link the paths of different species back through time. As you follow the forking paths, you can trace common ancestors, winding down the trunk to see the root organism in common.[…] More: https://www.sciencefriday.com/segments/dna-evolution-earth/

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Why Nature Loves Hexagons

From spirals to spots to fractals, nature is full of interesting patterns. Many of these patterns even resemble geometric shapes. One of the most common? Hexagons. Why do we see this six-sided shape occur so many times in nature? This … Continue reading

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The Golden Ratio Is BS (Kinda) | Answers With Joe

The Golden Ratio is a mathematical construct that has been observed all throughout nature, architecture, and art. And some think it’s a universal constant, and divine. But… is it? Or are we only seeing what we want to see?

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