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Nature is better for children

More and more children today have less and less contact with the natural world. And this is having a huge impact on their health and development. Nature nurtures the mind Free and unstructured play in the outdoors boosts problem-solving skills,… read more

Nature is good for your mental health

Time in nature makes us healthier and happier while also lowering occurrence of physical illnesses. Our internal biology rewards us when we do something important for our survival like eating or sleeping. That reward is a feeling of well-being, or… read more

Owls inspire soundless wind turbines, and planes

Roaring wind turbines and thundering planes could be made much quieter and efficient if they mimic owls’ flight, say researchers from the Cambridge University. “Many owls can hunt by stealth, swooping down and capturing their prey undetected. While we have… read more

Seaweed farm can produce as much sustainable energ..

A new ready-made seaweed farm could play a major part in generating sustainable energy  from biomass. The use of special textile mats simplifies seaweed farming and substantially increases the yield. According to the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN),… read more

Declines in whales, fish, seabirds and large anima..

A new study shows that whales and outsized land mammals–as well as seabirds and migrating fish–played a vital role in keeping the planet fertile by transporting nutrients from ocean depths and spreading them across seas, up rivers, and deep inland,… read more