Nature

Oil!
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Nature

Oil!

Humanity’s relationship with oil is a history of addiction and getting high off the “black gold.” Can we ever recover from it?
Paulina Wilk
Crying in the Wilderness
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Crying in the Wilderness

An old forest does not need fences, tree covers or birdhouses. It developed better survival strategies millions of years ago.
Adam Zbyryt
The Reindeer Were Here First
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The Reindeer Were Here First

The Sámi live in harmony with nature. Their proven and effective methods may prove invaluable in our struggles with a changing climate.
Ula Idzikowska
The Woods Do Us Good
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The Woods Do Us Good

Greenery and birdsong are not only pleasant, but can also heal us. Is this a strong statement? Yes, but there is evidence for it. It seems that we are all biophiles for whom harmony with nature is a condition of happiness.
Adam Zbyryt
A Cat’s Point of View
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A Cat’s Point of View

Cats can’t detect colors like we can, but their glowing eyes see perfectly well at night.
Szymon Drobniak
As Old as Fear
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As Old as Fear

Being afraid of environmental threats is an essential aspect of humans’ genetic inheritance—without it, we might not be alive.
Adam Zbyryt
Our Winged Companion
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Our Winged Companion

For thousands of years, humans and sparrows have lived alongside each other, the latter continuously adapting to the former’s new environments.
Adam Zbyryt
Splendor and Magic
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Splendor and Magic

From glass balls to ancient skulls, the transparent variety of the mineral quartz was for centuries believed to be imbued with mystical powers.
Tomasz Wichrowski
Full of Light
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Full of Light

White is a reflection of all the colors of the rainbow. This is probably why it is so difficult to find it in a perfect, unblemished form.
Szymon Drobniak
The Spirit of the Rainforest
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The Spirit of the Rainforest

The Kermode bear lives in a temperate rainforest on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and is a litmus test for the future of the entire ecosystem.
Kamila Kielar
A Cream-Colored Bear
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A Cream-Colored Bear

Far from being a cuddly white teddy, the polar bear is the largest land predator on Earth. It is essential that they are protected from the changing climate—and humans.
Mikołaj Golachowski
Wild Beauties
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Wild Beauties

Members of the Ursidae family can approach humans visiting national parks. The matter of how to maintain natural balance—and distance—is complex.
Anna Maziuk
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