Tag: Nature

Study to investigate impact of 'virtual nature experiences' on wellbeing 

Study to investigate impact of 'virtual nature experiences' on wellbeing 

Can digital sights and sounds of the countryside boost your mood? Study to investigate impact of 'virtual nature experiences' on wellb [...]
Nature: Spitting cobra venom originally evolved to help the deadly snakes DEFEND themselves

Nature: Spitting cobra venom originally evolved to help the deadly snakes DEFEND themselves

Spitting cobra species first evolved the ability to spray venom from their fangs in order to defend themselves — rather than to attack prey — a stu [...]
Nature: Pesticides used to protect crops from insects are keeping bees awake at night

Nature: Pesticides used to protect crops from insects are keeping bees awake at night

Bees are being kept awake at night by pesticides used to protect crops from insects — and this is lowering their survival rates, a study has warned [...]
Nature: Extremely rare greater horseshoe bat is spotted for the first time in 100 years in Kent

Nature: Extremely rare greater horseshoe bat is spotted for the first time in 100 years in Kent

Extremely rare and endangered greater horseshoe bat is spotted for the first time in 100 years in Dover Castle's 'Horseshoe Passage' i [...]
Nature: Injured whale sharks at risk of boat strikes from lingering at coastal tourist 'hotspots'

Nature: Injured whale sharks at risk of boat strikes from lingering at coastal tourist 'hotspots'

Lingering at coastal tourist 'hotspots' is putting injured whale sharks at a greater risk of boat strikes, a study of the larger, slow-moving filte [...]
Netflix’s ‘Night Stalker’ series criticized by viewers for graphic nature

Netflix’s ‘Night Stalker’ series criticized by viewers for graphic nature

Many are taking to social media to share their displeasure at Netflix’s new limited docuseries, "Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer."The s [...]
Nature: Goats often prefer to work for life's treats rather than being handed them on a plate 

Nature: Goats often prefer to work for life's treats rather than being handed them on a plate 

Goats often enjoy working for life's little treats — rather than simply having them handed to them on a plate — a study has concluded.Swiss and Ger [...]
Nature: Warming oceans are causing shark hatchlings to be born smaller, undernourished and exhausted

Nature: Warming oceans are causing shark hatchlings to be born smaller, undernourished and exhausted

Baby shark doom doom doom: Warming oceans are causing shark hatchlings to be born smaller, undernourished and exhaustedResearchers fro [...]
Nature: Snakes use their bodies as LASSOS to climb poles and reach the nests of endangered birds

Nature: Snakes use their bodies as LASSOS to climb poles and reach the nests of endangered birds

A never-before-seen form of snake locomotion — in which serpents use their bodies like a lasso's noose to climb wide poles — has been discovered by [...]
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