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The Simple Dutch Cure for Stress

We Need to Talk About Peat

Earth’s great storehouses of carbon are looking ominous.

Why We Need to Map the Ocean Floor

Never Underestimate the Intelligence of Trees

Plants communicate, nurture their seedlings, and get stressed.

Reason Won’t Save Us

It’s time to accept the limits of how we think.

Why We’re Drawn Into Darkness

Author Robert MacFarlane on the awe and horror of subterranean places.

How Freedom Divides

An expert on animal societies on what sets human societies apart.

Consciousness Doesn’t Depend on Language

We share the basic experience of life with all mammals.

Language Is the Scaffold of the Mind

Once we acquire language, we can live without it.