Artificial timber better than the real thing? A major selling point for timber over steel in a fire situation has been that it chars and doesn’t ‘melt’. Now there’s new competition on the block. There is a long line of wannabe wood products of questionable quality out there, but this one sounds interesting. Promoted asRead More
STRENGTH IN NUMBERS
The real reason spider silk is so incredibly strong For arachnophobes like me, walking into a spiderweb is one of life’s most terrifying experiences. But when you stop screaming and extricate yourself without being savaged by the web’s owner, consider for a moment the incredible strength of those silken strands. According to ACS Macro LettersRead More
About Natural Images
Conservation photo-journalist Tony Neilson created the Natural Images blog for people with an interest in sustainability and the natural environment.
Birds – his favourite subject from nature – carry many of the site’s messages: “For 100 million years they have been a great success story. Now, they are seriously threatened by the hand of man.”
But there is much more to this site than bird images. So why not Register now for the free monthly newsletter. The copy’s good and the ‘scenery’ isn’t too bad either.