Spring is the best season in which to hear the chorus of birdsong that emerges from nature – in forests, meadows and urban parks.
Spring is the perfect time to pick the leaves of nettle, starwort, dandelion, common yarrow and sheep’s sorrel.
Musical compositions inspired by the sounds of nature can bring relief, while simultaneously raising awareness of issues related to climate change.
The trees of our childhood – with their exceptional shapes, boughs and presence – can feel very human, almost like old friends...
From fractals to columnar joints, the natural world is home to many stunning patterns and regularities.
In the natural world, biological codes play an important evolutionary role in ensuring that animals communicate honestly – and continue to survive.
The natural world is full of examples of mimicry, whereby animals adapt or change their appearance in order to deceive nearby threats.
In May and June, honeybees migrate to a new nesting site. How do scout bees communicate potential sites in order for the colony to make a collective decision?
Author and naturalist Jacek Karczewski talks about the sexual habits of birds, their symbolism in Europe, and why we must strive to describe animals in empathetic terms.
Urban living brings with it great intellectual gains, yet living outside in nature can bring manifold benefits, too.
Consciousness is perhaps the biggest riddle in nature. In this video we explore the origins of consciousness and take a closer look on how unaware things became aware.
All around us are magic machines that suck carbon out of the air, cost very little and build themselves. Trees – in all their gorgeous variety and spectacular beauty – can make a massive difference to the world, if we accept one condition: we have to leave fossil fuels in the ground, where they belong.
Up until the mid-19th century, only Native Americans living in the area knew about the existence of Californian sequoias. In 1852, hunter Augustus T. Dowd came across 92 huge specimens. Speculators immediately became interested in the Calaveras County sequoias. The first of them, dubbed the “Giant Tree”, was cut down on 27th June 1853.