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The Little Guys Win

Until now most of the thinking has suggested that to be a good competitor in the forest, you have to be a big plant …But our research shows it‘s virtually the other way around.

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The Serengeti ‘s Ultimate Gardeners

Walks through a forest are often made all the more enjoyable by the chance to watch brightly coloured birds flit between the trees. But birds are not just mere inhabitants of forests — in some parts of the world, they are the key to the trees' survival.

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Pitcher Plant Toilets

When you gotta go you gotta go, and for small tropical mammals called tree shrews, a pitcher plant serves as a handy toilet, new video research finds.

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Where The Tall Trees Are

This global pattern to plant height has been discovered for the first time, after scientists reviewed the size and locations of more than 7000 species.

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Benefits Of Faking Illness

The plants feign sickness to stop it being attacked by insect pests known as mining moths, which would otherwise eat its healthy leaves.

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Secrets Of Maples’ Flight Revealed

A heavy body and lone, stubby wing seem unlikely features for an object trying to fly — but they help the seeds of maple trees travel thousands of meters from a parent tree.

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What It Looks Like To Soil Your Own Nest

In 200,000 years on Earth, humanity has upset the balance of the planet, established by nearly four billion years of evolution. The price to pay is high, but it's too late to be a pessimist: humanity has barely ten years to reverse the trend, become aware of the full extent of its spoliation of the Earth's riches and change its patterns of consumption.” (The full movie, “Home”)

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Partner With Pollinators

Don't just lament the loss of pollinators, do something about it! A helpful guide for discovering what to plant in your area.

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Play With The Spider

A fantastic interactive site where you can manipulate and play with a spider

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Bats Pollinating – Photos

Amazing pictures (and some video) of bats caught in the act of pollination