Coronavirus lockdown: Can nature help improve our mood?

How the outside world can be good for body and mind - with expert tips on making the most of it.

By Emily Kasriel • bbcnews
May 3, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: nature coronavirus-lockdown-measures mental-health gardening outdoor-activities

Antarctic seal photo wins top prize

A drone photo of crabeater seals resting on an ice float is overall winner in a nature photography competition.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
March 24, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: nature photography wildlife-photography

Top ten garden pests and diseases revealed

The box tree caterpillar comes top of the list of gardeners' concerns for the third year in a row.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
March 12, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: nature gardening

New colony of rare freshwater pearl mussels found in Highlands

The species was uncovered during a watercourse survey being carried out in north Highland.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
March 10, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: nature animals fish pollution

Urban pollinators make beeline for native violet blooms

Polish researchers find violet coloured native flowers are favoured by urban-dwelling bumblebees.

By Mark Kinver • bbcnews
March 10, 2020 ~3 min

Tags:  nature

'Birdgirl' Mya-Rose Craig to get Bristol University honorary doctorate

Mya-Rose Craig has been campaigning for equality in the environmental movement since 2015.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 20, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: nature bristol universities birdwatching inspiring-stories universities-in-the-uk birds university-of-bristol representation young-people

Wisbech bees killed by 'morons' in hive attack

Conservationists believe as many as 10,000 endangered black bees died.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Jan. 30, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: wildlife nature bees wisbech


The place where dead eagles are given a new life

Colorado's National Eagle Repository is the only one of its kind in the world.

By Dhruti Shah • bbcnews
Dec. 12, 2019 ~9 min

Tags: wildlife nature eagles birds-of-prey wildlife-conservation birds colorado native-americans

Four tiger foetuses found in Indonesian 'poacher' arrests

Sumatran tigers are critically endangered - with fewer than 400 believed to be left in the wild.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Dec. 9, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: wildlife poaching indonesia tigers world-wildlife-fund-for-nature-wwf

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