Sustainable Living Means Making Big Changes, So Why Can’t We Face Up To It?

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Something has to give—and that something would appear more significant than those with the power to stimulate change are willing to admit.

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Nettles: Taking the Sting out of Nature’s Greens


Nutritious wild greens await your dinner table. Randall Bonner is going to help you harvest nettles without the dreaded sting.

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Two Decades After His Death, Gerald Durrell is Still Making the World a Better Place

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Speak to someone working in conservation, almost anywhere in the world, and there is a good chance that Gerald Durrell played some role in inspiring them to their future career.

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Are We Too Glued to Our Phones?


“A guy walks into a bear…”

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Are Horses As Smart As Humans?

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Horses have very powerful senses of hearing and smell that exceed those of any dog.

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Satellites, Mathematics and Drones Take Down Poachers in Africa


The world loses three rhinos a day and an elephant every 15 minutes. Simply stated, this is an unsustainable situation.

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Harvest Energy From Tornados?! [video]


Meet Louis Michaud, a retired engineer with a tornado machine

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Yellowstone River Spill a Preview of Potential Keystone Disaster


At about 10 a.m. on January 17th, an oil pipeline in Billings, Montana spilled over 50,000 gallons of oil into the Yellowstone River near Glendive.

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Why It’s Ethically Wrong Not to Recognize Man-Made Climate Change

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Matthew Rozsa reminds us that man-made global warming is a fact, and we as a species need to grow up and take responsibility.

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Wilderness, and Why It Matters

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Our understanding of wilderness and its usefulness has changed over the last century as science has revealed its significance for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services.

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Nature’s Fireworks: The Best Meteor Showers Coming in 2015

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The coming year promises to be another good one for meteor buffs, so here’s a guide on what to expect and how best to enjoy nature’s own firework displays.

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The Birds of Norfolk


After a year living in the heat and humidity of Indonesia, Matt Williams is glad to be back home on the coast of Norfolk.

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Therapy Through Nature

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When the darkness of negative emotions hangs heavy, there are few things that lift those clouds better than getting out into nature.

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Study: Ocean Life Faces Extinction


A team of scientists, in a groundbreaking analysis of data from hundreds of sources, has concluded that humans are on the verge of causing unprecedented damage to the oceans and the animals living in them.

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Ancient Aboriginal Stories Preserve History of a Rise in Sea Level

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Tracing the deluge at the end of an ice age through oral tradition.

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A Most Interesting Life Protecting Ancient Wisdom

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A renowned anthropologist, ethnobotonist, and adventurer rediscovers cultures and languages that could save our species.

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