The nature documentary “Our Planet” portrays in shocking scenes how we, humans, are directly contributing to the suffering of animals that rely on sea ice. It is imperative that we do not become complacent about such distress.
Trees can live for hundreds – and in some cases, tens of thousands – of years, making them the most well-versed historians… if only we could communicate with them.
After years of documenting death and suffering, the Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado turned his lens towards life – the biodiversity of our planet’s flora and fauna, and its indigenous peoples who live in harmony with nature.
Polish composer Grażyna Pstrokońska-Nawratil talks about an incredible moment in Nazareth, the importance of silence for composers, and the inspiring beauty of hearing the forest.
Pourcontrel, eight-armed cuttle, devilfish, poulp – these are just some of the many nicknames given to octopuses. Find out more ‘facts’ about everyone’s favourite eight-legged cephalopod.
Squids and octopuses are intelligent creatures with an unearthly beauty, as illustrated perfectly by the paintings of Ernst Haeckel.
To look up at the marvellous, shape-shifting clouds costs nothing, but can make you feel incredibly rich.
Excess light disturbs the functioning of not only humans, but also animals and plants. In order to live, we must do our best to preserve darkness.
Sunlight brings about wonderful metamorphoses – within our human bodies, within the way we see nature, and most importantly, within plants.
Olafur Eliasson talks about recreating the sun, light in art, and engaging with the world beyond the gallery.
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.