Orgies, love triangles, necrophilia – nature’s amorous repertoire is just a debauched as that of humans, and in some cases even more so.
Sue Stuart-Smith – a psychiatrist, psychotherapist and author of the book “The Well-Gardened Mind” – talks about the importance of gardens, plants and green spaces for our mental wellbeing.
From post-natal death to hatching out of a mother’s back, the modes of reproduction in the animal world are far more varied than that of humans.
Modern society is moving further and further away from greenery, with forests and parks obscured behind screens and windows.
Spring is the perfect time to be inspired by nature – flowers can be a great source of knowledge for us humans.
Fractals are exquisite structures produced by nature, hiding in plain sight all around us.
A trip to the forest gives us the chance to reflect on nature – in all its wet, blooming, perfumed springtime glory.
Plankton usually take on tiny forms and exist in beautiful variety. They are also a key part of the ocean’s ecology – and are under threat from the climate crisis.
One of the world’s most isolated island groups has just been made one of the world’s largest ocean reserves.
A short story set in 2040, when due to global warming Iceland’s climate becomes vastly colder and harsher. A biology teacher disappears during a school trip and her daughter starts to search for her.
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.