Welcome to Coyote Valley. A key wildlife corridor connecting connecting the Diablo Range and the Santa Cruz Mountains. Coyote Valley is located just south of the city of San Jose, before you get to Morgan Hill, along Highway 101. Coyote Valley is extremely important to keep its open space, because it’s a biodiversity hotspot. Here […]
Мексиканский залив питается несколькими реками. Состояние водной жизни в зоне устья зависит от здоровья рек, впадающих в залив. По информации от Всемирного фонда дикой природы на протяжении почти 20 десятилетий Рио-Гранде входит в десятку самых уязвимых рек в мире. Rio Research Roundup – это двусторонний проект по тестированию воды, обеспечивающий наилучшую осведомленность об окружающей среде, […]
My name is Chris Hassall, and I’m a lecturer at the University of Leeds. I’m passionate about global ecology, climate change and conserving the natural world. This course will help you understand concepts of ecology and wildlife conservation, and give you a taste of what it’s like to study at the University of Leeds for […]
So it’s no secret that I’ve got a soft spot for sloths. I founded the Sloth Appreciation Society; our motto? “Being fast is overrated.” I think the sloth is the true king of the jungle. But its reputation has been besmirched for centuries. Every since it was first discovered people have misunderstood sloths. The first […]
‘Ink Ocean’ In the burning ocean. Plumes drag through the world’s gloom. Swoop of feathers, tarred. Metal wings of dispersants. Gloss the rocks. You can’t know where we go at night. Or why the morning shines. Or the glimmer of gold at sunset. Relentless tidal cycles. Let me tear at the crests and troughs. Go […]
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In Antarctica, few animals can survive the howling winds and frigid temperatures up on the land, blanketed by snow. But here, in the Southern Ocean, under the serene cool blue ice cover, Antarctica is teeming with life. In these frigid waters live creatures that would feel right at home in a 1950s monster movie: giant […]
They are everywhere. On our skin and in our bodies, on the food we eat and in every environment on the planet. They shape our lives and dramatically influence our health. They are bacteria, but few of us give them a second thought. New scientific research is revealing how these tiny organisms, invisible to the […]