Members of the Ursidae family can approach humans visiting national parks. The matter of how to maintain natural balance—and distance—is complex.
Far from being a cuddly white teddy, the polar bear is the largest land predator on Earth. It is essential that they are protected from the changing climate—and humans.
The Kermode bear lives in a temperate rainforest on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and is a litmus test for the future of the entire ecosystem.
Foxes are a remarkable species whose intelligence and pragmatism has led to them becoming the most widespread land predatory mammals on Earth.
Owing to its geography, the southernmost continent experiences the planet’s strongest air currents, meaning there’s never a dull moment.
It may feel like a ubiquitous presence in the sky and sea, yet the cerulean shade is surprisingly rare—and difficult to produce—among living organisms.
Contemporary research papers are often stripped of emotion, but they needn’t be—as the joy of investigating colorful duck feathers shows.
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.
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.