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Opinion: Let children roam free to connect with nature - Courier Mail

Opinion: Let children roam free to connect with nature - Courier Mail | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
Opinion: Let children roam free to connect with nature Courier Mail Our children's lives have now become so deprived of the nature-based experience, that some schools have even taken to hosting camping weekends on their grounds to expose their...
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People Sleep Better With Access To This Healing Resource - PsyBlog

People Sleep Better With Access To This Healing Resource - PsyBlog | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
Lack of sleep linked to poor thinking skills, worse mental health and even obesity.
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Ant Smells Like Blue Cheese For A Reason

Ant Smells Like Blue Cheese For A Reason | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
The "odorous house ant" smells like blue cheese or rotten coconut because it produces chemical compounds similar to those found in its nosesakes. Cynthia Graber reports.
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Wildlife decline may lead to 'empty landscape' - BBC News

Wildlife decline may lead to 'empty landscape' - BBC News | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
About 60% of the world's largest herbivores are at risk of extinction, according to research by an international team.
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Garden-Based Learning

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School and community gardens can be used for academic enrichment, where students can learn about nutrition, food security, and ecological sustainability.
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Amur Leopard Population Booms—to 57

Amur Leopard Population Booms—to 57 | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
The world's rarest big cats have become ever-so-slightly less rare over the past decade. According to a census released this week, there are now at least 57 Amur leopards (Panthera pardus orientalis)...
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Dogs Know What That Smile on Your Face Means

Dogs Know What That Smile on Your Face Means | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
Fido knows whether you're happy or angry by your facial expression, according to a new study.
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The Hives of Others: Bees Wage War across Species

The Hives of Others: Bees Wage War across Species | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
Australian stingless bees stage strikingly rare interspecies battles
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Earthly Extremophiles Prompt Speculation about Alien Life

Earthly Extremophiles Prompt Speculation about Alien Life | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
Discovery of fish under Antarctic ice may provide clues about ecosystems on Jupiter’s moon Europa and other extraterrestrial environments
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How Do Sea Turtles Find the Exact Beach Where They Were Born?

How Do Sea Turtles Find the Exact Beach Where They Were Born? | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
Loggerhead sea turtles can return to the beach where they were born using the Earth's magnetic field as a guide, a new study says.
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Could Extinct Clouded Leopards Be Reintroduced in Taiwan?

Could Extinct Clouded Leopards Be Reintroduced in Taiwan? | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
Two years ago, after an intense 13-year quest, scientists concluded that the Formosan clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa brachyura) had gone extinct in Taiwan.
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The Surprising Ways That Chickens Changed the World

The Surprising Ways That Chickens Changed the World | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
To the ancients, the chicken was a kind of two-legged pharmacy.
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Wolves and Bears Stage Comeback in Crowded, Urban Europe

Wolves and Bears Stage Comeback in Crowded, Urban Europe | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
Large predators are filling the forests and abandoned farmlands of Europe, a return to the wild not always comfortable for people.
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Student Crossword | Rocks and Minerals

Student Crossword | Rocks and Minerals | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
Test your knowledge of rocks and minerals by playing our crossword.
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The 6 Most Earth-like Alien Planets

The 6 Most Earth-like Alien Planets | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
Discovering the first true “alien Earth” is a long-held dream of astronomers.
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First-Ever In-Home Toilets Spotted for Ants

First-Ever In-Home Toilets Spotted for Ants | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
Ants are known for their cleanliness. Why would they store their waste?
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Hair Regrowth Discovery Suggests Skin Cells Communicate Like Bacteria

Hair Regrowth Discovery Suggests Skin Cells Communicate Like Bacteria | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
It has long been known that bacteria can “talk” to one another, but now a study has shown mammalian cells may similarly coordinate group action
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After 60 million years apart, two fern genera form hybrid in the mountains of France

After 60 million years apart, two fern genera form hybrid in the mountains of France | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
In an article published in the March 2015 issue of The American Naturalist, a team of researchers report on a fern from the French Pyrenees that is a recently formed intergeneric hybrid between parental lineages that diverged from each other...

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Why Are Elephants and Other Animals So Wrinkly?

Why Are Elephants and Other Animals So Wrinkly? | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
Loose skin helps African elephants keep cool and naked mole rats burrow underground, for starters.
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Winds Blasting From Black Holes Shut Down Star Growth

Winds Blasting From Black Holes Shut Down Star Growth | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
Astronomers have caught a black hole in the act of shutting down star formation in a distant galaxy.
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Study: Hiking Makes You Happier

Study: Hiking Makes You Happier | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
British and American scientists have published new research showing that group nature walks help us combat stress while boosting mental well-being.
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Extremely Rare Fox Seen in Yosemite—First Time in 100 Years

Extremely Rare Fox Seen in Yosemite—First Time in 100 Years | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
Camera traps recently captured one of the rarest animals in North America, the Sierra Nevada red fox, in Yosemite National Park.
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How the Sense of Taste has Shaped Who We Are

How the Sense of Taste has Shaped Who We Are | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
Journalist John McQuaid on the science and history of flavor
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Banish Procrastination by Thinking Differently About Deadlines

Banish Procrastination by Thinking Differently About Deadlines | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
Trick your brain into meeting any due date
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Another Northern White Rhino Dies, Only 5 Remain

Another Northern White Rhino Dies, Only 5 Remain | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
And then there were five. The death by old age this past weekend of Angalifu, a 44-year-old northern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) that lived at San Diego Zoo, reduces the world...
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Thousands Of These Bizarre Blue Animals Wash Up Along California Shores | IFLScience

Thousands Of These Bizarre Blue Animals Wash Up Along California Shores | IFLScience | Naturalist Education | Scoop.it
Monterey Bay is quite a spectacular sight right now, as parts are littered with thousands of electric blue, glass-like sea creatures that have been swept ashore by the wind. These bizarre cnidarians (a diverse phylum of animals including corals and jellyfish) are called Velella velella and they’re normally found floating on the surface of warm and temperate oceans.
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