Posts in: nature

Preserving a safe passage for jaguars

Preserving a safe passage for jaguars

Human tolerance may be the key to keeping the jaguar population whole and healthy

By | Posted February 16, 2015

Engineered by humans, inspired by nature

Engineered by humans, inspired by nature

Biomimicry allows scientists to take a page out of nature’s playbook

By | Posted January 12, 2015

Origins of cooperation are still fair game

Origins of cooperation are still fair game

Scientists continue to debate whether experiments can show that our primate ancestors evolved fairness, or if cooperation is uniquely human

By | Posted January 7, 2015

Natural history museums: fact or fiction?

Natural history museums: fact or fiction?

It’s tempting to view natural history dioramas as pure representations of fact — but these displays may be shaped by cultural assumptions and theatrical urges

By | Posted December 3, 2014

On the ground: Hogs on the Buffalo National River

On the ground: Hogs on the Buffalo National River

The first National River faces the threat of pollution from a large pig farm

By | Posted January 25, 2014

Force for nature

Force for nature

Len Soucy has spent his life caring for injured birds

By | Posted February 1, 2013

Rethinking the gene

Rethinking the gene

The popular notion of genetics is wrong

By | Posted December 24, 2010

Can a Stroll in the Park Replace the Psychiatrist’s Couch?

Can a Stroll in the Park Replace the Psychiatrist’s Couch?

A new generation of psychologists and therapists focus on the relationship between nature and mental health

By | Posted August 12, 2010

Bald Eagles on the Hudson River

Bald Eagles on the Hudson River

Once on the brink of extinction, bald eagles are making a home for themselves near New York City

By | Posted May 31, 2010