The hidden crisis of England's rural homelessness

Homelessness has increased in rural communities, according to a new report by the University of Southampton. The findings reveal that 88 percent of respondents feel homelessness has increased within the last year alone.

Recording the seasons using the Nature's Notebook platform

The proliferation of citizen science platforms has allowed for widespread collection of data in countless disciplines, including phenology, the study of the timing of seasonal events in plants and animals. Writing in BioScience, ...

US to plant 1 billion trees as climate change kills forests

The Biden administration on Monday said the government will plant more than one billion trees across millions of acres of burned and dead woodlands in the U.S. West, as officials struggle to counter the increasing toll on ...

Wild cherry blossoms could save forest landscapes

For many people, cherry blossoms and Japanese culture go hand in hand. Now, researchers from Japan have discovered that the blossoms aren't just nice to look at, they could also be key to gaining public support for conservation ...

Will the bicycle help us address pressing social issues?

World Bicycle Day is celebrated on June 3 in support of the idea that bicycles "contribute to cleaner air and less congestion and makes education, health care and other social services more accessible to the most vulnerable ...

The Pantanal, the world's largest wetland, is at risk of collapse

The world's largest wetland, known as the Pantanal, in South America is at risk of collapse due to a series of local and seemingly minor decisions that fail to account for their cumulative impact on one of Earth's most biodiverse ...

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