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Here’s Why Women May Be The Best Suited For Spaceflight loading...
Here’s Why Women May Be The Best Suited For Spaceflight
Physically and mentally, women have the right stuff for expeditions into deep space. So why send male astronauts at all?
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You Eat Thousands Of Bits Of Plastic Every Year
Though abundant in water, air, and common foods, it’s unclear how it might affect our health.
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Wild Bees Are Building Their Homes From Plastic—And Scientists Aren’t Sure Why
When tasked with making their unique nests, Argentina’s solitary bees are now choosing plastic.
About Nature

As residents of Earth, we are all at the mercy of Mother Nature and her seas, deserts, mountains and jungles, among many other harsh and unforgiving environments.

Anything created by humanity, and even humanity itself, can be destroyed by nature. Striking with little warning, hurricanes are among the most powerful natural disasters because of their size and potential for destruction.

Earthquakes can be equally devastating, killing thousands and changing the course of history. Tornadoes are relatively brief but violent, potentially causing winds in excess of 300 kilometres per hour.

Flooding is the most common natural hazards while only one sand geyser has been reported in human history. Australians are no strangers to drought, a natural disaster often exacerbated by widespread bushfires.

The biosphere, an umbrella term for all the parts of Earth where life exists, stretches from the deepest tree roots and the darkest ocean trenches to the most impenetrable rainforests and highest mountaintops.

Scroll through the videos, photos and articles below to find out more about nature.

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