Mother Nature Network

Aug 20

Yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies at 95The Indian legend is largely credited with bringing yoga to the West.

Yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies at 95
The Indian legend is largely credited with bringing yoga to the West.

8 breathtaking garden mazes

8 breathtaking garden mazes

Cold and alive! Life discovered in buried Antarctic lakeWithout exposure to sunlight, the tiny organisms rely on minerals in the subglacial water and lake muck for the energy they need to survive.

Cold and alive! Life discovered in buried Antarctic lake
Without exposure to sunlight, the tiny organisms rely on minerals in the subglacial water and lake muck for the energy they need to survive.

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U. of Kansas turns matchmaker to save rural businessesProgram matches older rural business owners with younger, would-be entrepreneurs.

U. of Kansas turns matchmaker to save rural businesses
Program matches older rural business owners with younger, would-be entrepreneurs.

Was that one kernel of corn in your coffee or two?As coffee growers struggle to meet demand and combat coffee rust, many turn to other ingredients.

Was that one kernel of corn in your coffee or two?
As coffee growers struggle to meet demand and combat coffee rust, many turn to other ingredients.

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Why snakes don’t slip when climbing treesSnakes turn themselves into accordions to shimmy up trees.

Why snakes don’t slip when climbing trees
Snakes turn themselves into accordions to shimmy up trees.

Poachers killed more than 100,000 elephants in 3 yearsPoaching is so widespread in Africa that 75 percent of elephant populations across the continent have been declining since 2009.

Poachers killed more than 100,000 elephants in 3 years
Poaching is so widespread in Africa that 75 percent of elephant populations across the continent have been declining since 2009.

10 health benefits of lemonsWhen life gives you lemons, eat them! From taming inflammation and hindering kidney stones to boosting antioxidants and fighting disease, the potential health benefits of lemon are many.

10 health benefits of lemons
When life gives you lemons, eat them! From taming inflammation and hindering kidney stones to boosting antioxidants and fighting disease, the potential health benefits of lemon are many.