Weather on Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, cleared this past summer, allowing NASA’s Cassini spacecraft to beam back revealing views of the giant lakes and Earth-like salt-flats that adorn the frozen mini-world.
Mycorrhizae are mutualistic - they both need and are needed by the plants whose roots they inhabit Plants can communicate the onset of an attack from aphids by making use of an underground network of researchers
What would it be like to be a string that made music? Not anything simple, like a guitar string or a cello string, but a magical string, a sine curve that's taut then loose, that doubles then doubles that
The Amazon basin is a marvel of the world and the imagination, an ecosystem of unrivaled size and diversity, and a place of near mythical status among travelers. The Amazon River has more water than the
Spotting Africa’s ‘Big Five’ – elephant, rhino, cape buffalo, lion and leopard – has become something of a Holy Grail for wildlife watchers. While Africa has a bit of a monopoly on the big beasts, little
Having been snatched from the very jaws of environmental disaster lends a certain added drama to these wilderness regions. 1. Franklin and Gordon Rivers, Australia The intense battle to save Tasmania’s
Ditch modern civilisation and go wild! (Just be responsible about it.) In this excerpt from Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences, we've got the top 10 feel-good sustainable travel experiences. 1.