Outdoor Archive

  • Maurizio Saltarelli opens a shoe box and reaches in. The baby porcupine is so small it is able to fit, literally, in the palm of Saltarelli's hand. It is time to feed the animal—again. An orphan whose mother was killed in an accident, the porcupine needs to eat every two hours.

    Wild Animal Rescue

    By Zuogwi Reeves
    Maurizio Saltarelli opens a shoe box and reaches in. The baby porcupine is so small it is able to fit, literally, in the palm of Saltarelli's hand. It is time to feed the animal—again. An orphan whose mother was killed in an accident, the porcupine needs to eat every two hours.

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  • Most scientists can sense the health of the environment by observing animal behavior, crumbling soil in their hands or breathing the scent of the air. Almo Farina hears it. "Nature has a voice," said the University of Urbino ecology professor and researcher.

    Soundscape Ecologist

    By Kelly Sebetka
    Most scientists can sense the health of the environment by observing animal behavior, crumbling soil in their hands or breathing the scent of the air. Almo Farina hears it. "Nature has a voice," said the University of Urbino ecology professor and researcher.

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