Tagged: Nature

How Pollution Affects Animals in Our World

How Pollution Affects Animals in Our World

All living things depend on Mother Earth for everything from food and water to shelter and so much more. Without the proper resources, the quality of life for humans and other living things...

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Springs Herald: Snowdrops and Modern Medicine

Springs Herald: Snowdrops and Modern Medicine

Galanthus invalids otherwise known as the Snowdrop, is widely acknowledged as one of the first signs of spring in the northern hemisphere. This flower occurs frequently in its favored habitats including moist deciduous...

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How to Protect Animals in Suburban Areas

In Philadelphia, inside the city limits but outside the downtown area, you start to see a few trees. As soon as those trees become a part of the neighborhood, you may notice that...

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Willow Tit

Top 10 Facts: Willow Tit

Late discovery. The Willow Tit and the much more abundant Marsh tit are incredibly difficult to tell apart, even by professional birders. They are so similar, in fact, that they were once mistakenly...

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Top 10 Facts: Lords and Ladies

Unwelcome guests. In Theatrum Botanicum, published in 1629 by John Parkinson, the author lists two recipes for Wild Arum (otherwise known as Lords and Ladies), suggesting that small pieces of the root can...

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Yew tree

Top 10 Facts about the Yew

Historic significance. One of the oldest wooden artefacts ever discovered by modern humans was made from Yew – a spearhead found in Essex dated at approximately 450,000 years of age. This particular spearhead was...

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