Nature

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of nature.

Exclusive articles about Nature

5 ways to find out about sex in the wild

Biologist Carin Bondar (TED Talk: The birds and the bees are just the beginning) studies how animals get down and dirty. The details are often bizarre but fascinating. “We hit t...

The last of the Hawaiian cowboys

So much has disappeared from the islands of my childhood. Will the paniolo be next? My infatuation with Hawaiian cowboys began on O‘ahu’s North Shore, a quiet district enlivened...
Read more articles on Nature

Video playlists about Nature

Natural wonder

8 talks • 1h 46m
What is nature? Follow the camera's eye to many stunning places on the planet -- from the African veldt to the Amazon rainforest to the teeming world under the Arctic ice.

Ocean wonders

11 talks • 2h 46m
Dive into the unexplored universe beneath the waves: the beautiful, fragile (and sometimes terrifying) world of the ocean.

Plantastic!

12 talks • 2h 19m
Green, leafy, often delicious: Plants are all around us and make the ecosystem work. Hear from gardeners, vegetarians, designers and conservationists on the wonderful world of plants and vegetables.

Earth, appreciated

12 talks • 3h 11m
Our planet is a wonder, a perfectly improbable incubator for life. It’s also in danger because of our indifference. Reflections on both those truths.
See all 8 playlists on Nature

Talks about Nature

See all 38 talks on Nature

TRH: Nature

Episode: Everything Is Connected

Every species plays a crucial role in our natural world. But when humans tinker with the equation, a chain reaction can cause entire ecosystems to break down. In this hour, TED speakers explain how everything is connected in nature, with some bold ideas about how we can restore the delicate balance and bring disappearing ecosystems back. Listen now