What can you learn, while learning to swim, that doesn’t have a whole lot to do with swimming?
The mythologies and meanings of water across history and various cultures seem to share some similarities – from its life-giving properties to the flood myth.
Our biologist-reporter tunes in to an interview with a particle of water, who explains everything we could wish to know about its structure and properties.
A trip to the forest gives us the chance to reflect on nature – in all its wet, blooming, perfumed springtime glory.
Hot springs and thermal baths have been enjoyed by humans (and animals) for thousands of years. They have health benefits, too.
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.
In the high-altitude region of Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan, local villagers have devised a novel solution to water scarcity – grafting their own glaciers.
According to some fairy-tales, wild springs can give us the water of life. Yet according to other folk legends, water sources can also take life away...
From natural springs flow a sort of mysticism; a keen mixture of their purity and rumoured life-giving properties. Where do such tales come from?
The artists Ewa Ciepielewska and Agnieszka Brzeżańska talk about their annual art residency FLOW, which is held on a boat that traverses the length of the Vistula River.