Move over, forest bathing.
The forest is full of life, not only in the green leaves that burst out of tree crowns, but also underground, where a dense collection of roots and fungi form a communication network.
For ages, the Galloway livestock were part of the landscape of South West Scotland. But there are fewer and fewer old herds. A story about love for cows, beef and nature.
Our unmatched biologist-reporter takes a camping trip to the forest, where – after eating a freshly-picked mushroom breakfast – he ends up on the other side of the mycelium.
He wanted to be as simple and honest as the tree that his father planted on the occasion of his birth. We present you with an excerpt from “The Overstory”, the 2019 Pulitzer Prize Winner in Fiction.
Green spaces – such as forests, parks and fields – have a positive effect on our health and wellbeing, enabling us to cleanse ourselves of the dirt of modern existence.
Beavers are remarkable creatures. Not only are their unique teeth a beautiful feat of nature, but they also play an important ecological role.
American poet Forrest Gander talks about the climate, the role of poetry, and where we can find hope.
Known for it’s bright white smile, the Tasmanian devil is one of the weird but wonderful marsupials that inhabits the Australian continent.
When Professor Tamura moved to Warsaw with his wife, he wanted only one thing: to study the local springtails. A fictional crime story with a zoological twist.
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.