BBC – Earth – Why do leaves change colour in autumn? By Chris Packham

The glory of autumn explained: Chris Packham reveals why leaves change from greens to reds and golden yellows. The spectacle of green leaves turning rich reds and yellows in autumn happens when trees have taken all the food they can from the leaves that are filled with chlorophyll – the biomolecule that absorbs energy from … Continue reading BBC – Earth – Why do leaves change colour in autumn? By Chris Packham

Are hurricanes getting stronger – and is climate breakdown to blame? By Oliver Milman

What is a hurricane, exactly? A hurricane is a large rotating storm that forms over tropical or subtropical waters in the Atlantic. These low pressure weather systems draw upon warm water and atmospheric moisture to fuel their strength and will gather pace if not slowed by patches of dry air, crosswinds or landfall. “They are … Continue reading Are hurricanes getting stronger – and is climate breakdown to blame? By Oliver Milman

Why do we feel so good in nature? Why does nature heal? The top 10 reasons BY: Kris Abrams

Earth, rivers, mountains and trees! Silent canyons, babbling creeks, and growing green gardens! If you spend time in nature, you’ve probably noticed that you feel happier out there than in here. But why? One of the better known theories, the “biophilia hypothesis,” suggests that we love nature because we evolved in it. We need it for our psychological … Continue reading Why do we feel so good in nature? Why does nature heal? The top 10 reasons BY: Kris Abrams

Great Tit

21 facts about the Great Tit:  great tit clutch can be anything from five to 11 eggs, with the female doing all the incubation. The cock helps the female with feeding the brood: the chicks usually leave the nest around 20 days after hatching. Though great tits living in oakwoods rarely have a second brood, … Continue reading Great Tit

10 WAYS TO HONOR YOUR INNER GODDESS

In our yang-driven world where action and accomplishment reign supreme, it’s easy to neglect our yin-ness, the softer side of us that prefers to be, not do. As women especially, connecting with our feminine energy on a regular basis is vital to our sense of self, hormonal health and overall happiness. Ancient Goddess traditions understood and … Continue reading 10 WAYS TO HONOR YOUR INNER GODDESS

Energy Techniques for Staying Grounded

Staying grounded isn’t only for granola hippies. You might not have heard the term, but you’ve felt the positive effects of walking barefoot in nature. The reason it feels so good is because you’re literally grounding your body. WHAT DOES ‘STAYING GROUNDING’ MEAN? Think of the Earth like an enormous battery. One that’s emitting a subtle … Continue reading Energy Techniques for Staying Grounded