It's all around us, even in us - and we are also a part of it.
From the tiniest microorganism to the tallest tree - nature is not just life, it's the soil, the air, the water, the minerals that surround us and make up the Earth in its totality. Biology but also chemistry, even physics relate to nature. Here's an automatic compilation of content related to nature.
What role should greenery and vegetation play in the heart of our urban spaces? That is a question being posed by a new installation in the very centre of Prague, where a temporary forest has sprung up in the shadow of the 19th century National Theatre. It’s creators want to raise awareness about the role of nature, greenery and medicinal plants in our modern societies.
Tuliswayo Muteba from Zambia studies environmental science in Livingstone. Born into the sound of the Victoria Falls, she daily sees how the forests surrounding the World Natural Heritage site are damaged and cut down. Muteba passionately teaches the young generation about the value of nature.
No other country boasts as many thermal springs as Japan - the island nation bubbles and steams at more than 28,000 spots because four tectonic plates rub against each other deep beneath the Japan's landscape. This has brought the Japanese a long tradition of bathing, with countless opportunities to warm and cleanse body and soul.