When children feel connected to nature, they are more likely to report good health and a sense of well-being, more likely to get high scores for creative thinking, and more inclined to show cooperative, helping behaviors.
Storytellers are the makers of culture and the shapers of consciousness.
It’s not just about planting trees. At least that’s how sustainability expert Peter Vos sees it, when talking about nature-based solutions.
It has become almost a cliché to discuss the benefits of hemp, the supposed wonder plant with almost endless uses— from woven fibers to edible seeds to bioplastics…
American conservationists have said and done terribly racist things over the years. Now is the opportunity to center justice.
Candidate Joe Biden proposed the most ambitious climate policy of any presidential candidate in history. Can President Biden deliver?
The first time I made dirt, I was 10 years old. I was in the woods of Maine attending six weeks of sleep-away summer camp.
What happens when climate change disturbs the environment, causing shifts in animals’ microbiomes?
Protecting Half Of The Planet Is The Best Way To Fight Climate Change And Biodiversity Loss – We've Mapped The Key Places To Do It
The Global Safety Net pinpoints locations around the globe that must be protected to slow climate change and species loss. And the science shows that there is no time to lose.
Humanity's destruction of nature has made an estimated two in five plant species worldwide at risk of extinction, according to an assessment published Wednesday by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in the United Kingdom.
One of nature’s epic events is underway: Monarch butterflies’ fall migration. Departing from all across the United States and Canada, the butterflies travel up to 2,500 miles to cluster at the same locations…
If we focus on the best possible outcomes, journalist Judith D. Schwartz argues together we can restore ecosystems.
Environmental disruptions don’t just cause zoonotic diseases to emerge in Africa or Asia. The same thing is happening in the USA.
Community gardens at public libraries used to be a hidden history that dates back to the victory gardens of World War I and II. Today, community and teaching gardens are out in the open, and flourishing in green spaces maintained by libraries around the nation.
Our Old Cellphones, Computers And Appliances Are A Bigger Problem Than Ever. Here’s What We Need To Do.
Some things we’re glad to see grow: trees, children, our bank account balance, goodwill. But other things, not so much.
The tiny mammals are essential to human comfort; without them, we wouldn’t have things like avocados, chocolate, and tequila.
Can Asia End Its Uncontrolled Consumption Of Wildlife? Here’s How North America Did It A Century Ago
This is the story of North America a century ago, and of Asia today. But there was a surprise ending in America, and I believe there could be one in Asia.
Research explains the positive impact and health benefits of children spending more time in nature.
Home gardening is having a boom year across the U.S. Whether they’re growing their own food in response to pandemic shortages or just looking for a diversion, numerous aspiring gardeners have constructed their first raised beds, and seeds are flying off suppliers’ shelves.