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Nature

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City Living

Is planting trees good for cities? Why this question misses an essential truth

This is a two-way street.

Nature Watch

Does nature have legal rights? The answer is not as simple as you think

Recent court cases in the US and Latin America bring up a contentious question: Does nature have legal standing in a court of law?

Crisis

Will primates become extinct? 7 experts explain the looming threat

Primates are finding it difficult to adapt to habitat loss and climate change, leading to population declines and prompting worries about their extinction.

Countdown

What did COP26 actually accomplish?

Here are 11 decisions made in Glasgow that could slow the climate crisis — really!

Science

White-tailed deer study hints at a frightening new era for Covid-19

“We’re in uncharted territory.”

You heard us

Ancient “penis worms” reveal a fascinating insight into early animal evolution

A creature “not renowned for its ingenuity today” still took an incredible step.

Climate crisis

Scientists find a mind-bending link between sea ice loss and California wildfires

Model simulations suggest a link between sea ice loss and the increasing probability of large wildfires.

How Save a Planet

COP26: The UN climate conference that will decide our planet’s future

Here are three reasons why you need to pay attention.

Rockin' Rhythm

A “singing” endangered animal reveals the evolutionary origins of music

These lemurs have got some groove.

Sweet Summer Child

Scientists predict the year polar bears will disappear from this part of the world

It's sooner than you think.

Time Machine

A Yucatan forest “trapped in time” reveals why an ancient threat can get worse

This breathtaking ecosystem preserved Earth's past.

Feasts with Friends

Bloodsucking bats have one thing in common with humans

These blood-sucking creatures get by with a little help from their friends.

Survival of the Fittest

4 ways the climate crisis is causing animals to ‘shapeshift’

Scientists explain the bizarre ways animal bodies adapt to a warming world.

Adaptation

These 5 resilient cities can teach us how to survive the climate crisis

These cities can teach other urban spaces how to move forward.

How to Save a Planet

To avoid catastrophe, this shocking amount of fossil fuels must stay in the ground

Scientists stress 60 percent of oil and fossil methane gas and 90 percent of coal must stay in the ground to prevent global temperatures from rising above 1.5 °C.

Wild Weed

Why illegal cannabis farms are a lethal threat to wildlife

Scientists reveal the hidden environmental repercussions of illegal cannabis farms.

City Living

Is planting trees good for cities? Why this question misses an essential truth

This is a two-way street.

Nature Watch

Does nature have legal rights? The answer is not as simple as you think

Recent court cases in the US and Latin America bring up a contentious question: Does nature have legal standing in a court of law?

Crisis

Will primates become extinct? 7 experts explain the looming threat

Primates are finding it difficult to adapt to habitat loss and climate change, leading to population declines and prompting worries about their extinction.

Countdown

What did COP26 actually accomplish?

Here are 11 decisions made in Glasgow that could slow the climate crisis — really!

Science

White-tailed deer study hints at a frightening new era for Covid-19

“We’re in uncharted territory.”

You heard us

Ancient “penis worms” reveal a fascinating insight into early animal evolution

A creature “not renowned for its ingenuity today” still took an incredible step.

Climate crisis

Scientists find a mind-bending link between sea ice loss and California wildfires

Model simulations suggest a link between sea ice loss and the increasing probability of large wildfires.

How Save a Planet

COP26: The UN climate conference that will decide our planet’s future

Here are three reasons why you need to pay attention.

Rockin' Rhythm

A “singing” endangered animal reveals the evolutionary origins of music

These lemurs have got some groove.

Sweet Summer Child

Scientists predict the year polar bears will disappear from this part of the world

It's sooner than you think.

Time Machine

A Yucatan forest “trapped in time” reveals why an ancient threat can get worse

This breathtaking ecosystem preserved Earth's past.

Feasts with Friends

Bloodsucking bats have one thing in common with humans

These blood-sucking creatures get by with a little help from their friends.

Survival of the Fittest

4 ways the climate crisis is causing animals to ‘shapeshift’

Scientists explain the bizarre ways animal bodies adapt to a warming world.

Adaptation

These 5 resilient cities can teach us how to survive the climate crisis

These cities can teach other urban spaces how to move forward.

How to Save a Planet

To avoid catastrophe, this shocking amount of fossil fuels must stay in the ground

Scientists stress 60 percent of oil and fossil methane gas and 90 percent of coal must stay in the ground to prevent global temperatures from rising above 1.5 °C.

Wild Weed

Why illegal cannabis farms are a lethal threat to wildlife

Scientists reveal the hidden environmental repercussions of illegal cannabis farms.