Nina Pullano

Nina is a writer covering climate, health, and all things related. She lives in Brooklyn among a multitude of indoor and outdoor potted plants.
Explained
Pangolins: What are they and why are they linked to Covid-19?
Nina Pullano
Meet the curious animal linked to the novel coronavirus.
Back to nature
Coronavirus: 15 stunning photos show how animals are reclaiming human spaces
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“There's something very beautiful about nature never giving up and showing us that we're temporary in the scheme of things.”
Veggie Tales
Beyond houseplants: 6 vegetables you can grow at home year-round
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Use scraps from store-bought veggies to sprout new life.
Heat Wave
Study reveals just how much humans will pay to avoid hot weather
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New research underscores the true cost of heat waves on our well-being, and our wallets.
Fixing Forests
An old-school fuel may be the future of renewable energy, but there's a catch
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The environmental benefits of using wood for energy could outweigh the cost of cutting down trees, a new study suggests.
Roar reality
Can you tame a tiger? The science behind Netfix's Tiger King
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“Although tiger cubs are small and cute, they will quickly grow up..."
Pigeon Power
Study reveals how pigeons came to dominate the world’s cities
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Here's how these birds came to thrive in the concrete jungle.
Family Ties
555-million-year-old fossil may reveal human’s earliest relatives
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It’s a squirmy family reunion.
Special Skulls
Amazingly high-res images reveal hidden details of frogs' evolution
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"Their skulls show how strange and diverse frogs can be."
Eco-Empire
Counterintuitive study shows Pablo Escobar’s hippos aren’t actually nature-wrecking monsters
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We may have it all wrong when it comes to this accidental invasive species.
Near Nature
During coronavirus quarantine, find inner calm with 7 real-time nature videos
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Stay connected to the outside world, even while stuck on your couch.
Toad Tinder
In America’s Southwest, free love is vital to toad survival
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Spadefoot toads are on the lookout for the fittest mates — species agnostic.
Chicken Bones
Meet the ‘Wonderchicken,’ the oldest-ever bird fossil discovery
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"We almost had to pinch ourselves when we saw it."
Model up
Climate prediction study reveals a better way to prepare for natural disasters
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New research shows how we can prepare for our future reality.
Saw 6-gill
Two bizarre new shark species discovered near Madagascar
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These sharks certainly live up to their name.
Tusk Love
For narwhals, a big tusk means a sexual advantage
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When it comes to romance, size really does matter.
Good neigh-bors
How Siberian horses became an unlikely climate hero in the Arctic
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These adorable animals may protect thawing permafrost.
Fresh Fruit
Protecting California’s legendary wine may come down to one pollutant
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Reducing ozone is a boost for agriculture.
Fun Guy
9 mushroom uses: Surprising uses for the fungus that improve your life
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There's a lot you can do besides eat these incredible organisms.
Game On
Excavation of 3,400-year-old ballcourt rewrites the origin of an ancient, brutal game
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Archaeologists may have been wrong for decades about this iconic and mysterious game's origins.