Paleontologists have discovered fossil remains belonging to an enormous 'toothed' bird that lived for a period of about 60 million years after dinosaurs.
yesterday • ~7 min
Tags: birds asteroid dinosaurs extinction fish fossils reptiles jaws specimens ice-age antarctica ice new-zealand ducks earth snow museums penguins squid marsupials skeleton southern-ocean continents cretaceous-period natural-history 1980s pterosaurs vultures southern-hemisphere albatross university-of-california-berkeley
Wildfires force thousands to evacuate near Los Angeles: Here's how the 2020 Western fire season got so extreme
The 2020 wildfire season has shattered records across the West. It's a trend that's headed in a dangerous direction.
yesterday • ~8 min
Tags: climate-change climate science heat-wave drought natural-disasters wildfires weather
London's Natural History Museum is set to stage one of the most ambitious exhibitions in its history.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: jk-rowling natural-history-museum
Living near oil and gas production can affect mental health, driving stress and feelings of depression.
Oct. 22, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: health mental-health psychology stress oil environmental-health sociology natural-gas colorado fracking hydraulic-fracturing
Researchers at Harvard’s Music Lab have determined that American infants relaxed when played lullabies that were unfamiliar and in a foreign language.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: science-technology psychology fas music-lab samuel-mehr connie-bainbridge mila-bertolo nature-human-behaviour
House plants were our link with nature in lockdown – now they could change how we relate to the natural world
House plants enrich our domestic lives in ways we often fail to notice. But lockdown may have changed all that.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: nature plants lockdown home interior-design botanical indoor-ecology
Why structured contact with nature, rolled out with government support, will go a long way to solving the psychological distress of coronavirus.
Oct. 9, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: environment mental-health covid-19 nature isolation interdisciplinarity climate-crisis green-prescriptions
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