Despite the saber-rattling and bombastic threats from the two narcissistic leaders, neither North Korea nor the United States has anything to gain from a military confrontation. Though some war hawks in Congress are pushing for a tough...Show More Summary
The mammal had to become trapped in a toy which had been carelessly disguarded.
Keeping you up to date with this week's important nature and wildlife stories.
Earth formed about 4.6 billion years ago, some 9 billion years after the Big Bang. Life would appear on our planet a billion years later but would not emerge from the sea until 440 million years ago. Primates evolved about 60 million...Show More Summary
As I write this post, Hurricane Irma is still meandering WNW along the northern coast of Cuba. The most recent computer models suggest that it will soon turn north, slamming the Florida Keys, hugging the west coast of Florida and sparing Metro Miami. Show More Summary
While the attention of most North Americans has been focused on Hurricane Irma, about to unleash her fury on Florida, a strong earthquake struck off the Pacific Coast of southern Mexico yesterday. The magnitude 8.2 quake occurred along...Show More Summary
Twitter users have been surprsisd by the sheer number of names for woodlice, what do you call them?
Catch up with the week's stories around British wildlife.
Hurricane Irma, churning its way toward Florida, has pulverized a few Caribbean islands along the way. Since it formed, in the tropical Atlantic, this storm has maintained a symmetrical structure and has not encountered obstacles to its development (wind shear, dry air, cold water or mountain ranges). Show More Summary
Over the last few days, as the waxing moon approached its full stage, our lone natural satellite has taken on an orange hue here in Metro Denver. Looking like a giant pumpkin, it has hovered over the Eastern Plains in early evening and loomed above the Front Range peaks at sunrise.The cause for its beautiful yet mysterious appearance is simple. Show More Summary
Crisp leaves, cosy nights and visitors from abroad? Safe to say autumn is amazing
Woodhouse's scrub jays are common, permanent residents of the Mountain West, from Nevada to Mexico. Here along the Colorado Front Range, they are primarily found on the shrublands of the lower foothills and, until yesterday, I had not...Show More Summary
American laborers generally come from the lower and middle classes; their income is but a small fraction of those in the upper class. Many laborers have more than one job and few can afford to have their spouse stay home with the kids. Show More Summary
By September, the longer nights bring chilly mornings to the Front Range cities and, in most years, afternoon highs drop into the 70s F. In fact, the first snow of the season often dusts the urban corridor before September ends. This...Show More Summary
This morning, on my regular birding walk at South Platte Park, I encountered a rock wren, foraging on a spillway. While these small songbirds are common in canyons and on rock outcrops and boulder fields of the Front Range foothillsShow More Summary
Don’t call anyone a bird brain unless you are complimenting them. In the last couple decades, researchers worldwide have been discovering how amazing bird brains are. That should not be a surprise since feathered winged animals that fly have been evolving on earth for more than 150 million years, according to recent genetic analyses. Neuroscientists […]
We've gathered together six good news stories from around the UK that happened this week.