This week, we learned …
… what happens when 26,000 stinkbugs invade your home. And they will. Read of the week!
Could a cold winter threaten the stinkbugs?
… how urban leopards improve human health.
Use our idea set to find nature in your own urban area.
… what happens when a centuries-old cultural tradition (onsen) clashes with 21st-century sustainability (geothermal power).
… the six must-have elements of project-based learning.
Check out a few of our favorite project-based learning lessons!
… how birds are changing their tunes (literally) around oil fields.
Track the movement of Savannah sparrows and other North American birds with these gorgeous maps.
… Portugal was responsible for shipping 4.9 million people from West Africa to Brazil. Tourists don’t focus on this—so one tour guide decided to do something about it.
What was the transatlantic slave trade?
… platypus milk could help combat superbugs.
Platypuses are just one of the species you can rent. But not milk.
… why the Arctic is being “shrubified.”
… the United States now imports more than half its fruit.
Why are fresh fruits and vegetables part of a healthy diet?
… Runaway Negro Creek may soon become Freedom Creek.
What were Negros running away from?
… Finland is the world’s happiest country.
How does this differ from last year’s list? (Spoiler alert: Not much.)