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Contact with nature can improve your mood: Study

According to a study published in The Journal of Positive Psychology, spending even five minutes outdoors can give a considerable boost to one's mood.

Nature, by the Glass

Take your children on wine tasting tours. Oenotourism is not only about the bubbly.


Down in jungleland: The Queen of Crawl

An unexpected encounter in the shower and its fatal outcome.

Disconnect with nature giving rise to mental illnesses in urban areas

Reduced engagement with nature in urban areas is partly responsible for rising statistics of mental illness.

Bet on the blues: Do you long for a blue sky?

A child’s first canvas has always been a house and a family standing below a crayonned blue sky. But must the blue sky now become a mere memory, to be lugged back from vacations and longed for at all other times?

In jungleland, the journey is the destination

It’s that time of the year when the birds begin their journey to the warmer comforts of the south.


Rare phenomenon: As mercury drops semi-frozen waves hit the Cape Cod Bay

Sea water starts freezing -2 degree Celsius which is two degree lower than the fresh water's freezing point.

In Fine Feather: You can’t afford tacky maintenance when you fly

They’re the birds’ USP — without them, they wouldn’t be birds — and they’re an unparalleled marvel of engineering and aesthetics.

Quest: ‘Nature provides for our need, not greed’

Quest asked students about the impact of the destruction of forests on the environment

Learning to listen to a birdsong

If you want to learn how to listen out for bird calls or birdsong — make, or just pretend that you’re making a recording.

Nature Videos

Science Take | How to give a spider an eye test

Jumping spiders have excellent vision. To test it, scientists use a special machine of which there are only two in the world.