Despite the stress of the pandemic, my mother’s satisfaction in her work remains, as it does with other custodians. The time is now for us to nurture a culture of care for those who care for our spaces, and to pay and protect them.
E.O. Wilson’s Lifelong Passion For Ants Helped Him Teach Humans About How To Live Sustainably With Nature
Wilson, who died Dec. 26, 2021, at the age of 92, discovered the chemical means by which ants communicate. And he was the first to understand the evolutionary basis of both animal and human societies.
Stress Is Contagious In Relationships – Here’s What You Can Do To Support Your Partner And Boost Your Own Health During The Holidays And Beyond
You might already know stress can affect your own health, but what you may not realize is that your stress – and how you manage it – is catching. Your stress can spread around, particularly to your loved ones.
Looking back at the year’s top 10 most popular stories, it’s clear that you, dear readers, were hungry for hopeful stories. We’re inspired by your willingness to learn—about transformative justice, the roots of modern food movements, and the possibility of an ecological civilization.
As with any venue, parents might be concerned about what dangers lurk on the internet. Here are five tips on how parents can encourage their children to adopt safer online behavior beyond using spyware or computer surveillance.
Quitting Your Job Or Thinking About Joining The ‘Great Resignation’? Here’s What An Employment Lawyer Advises
One of the things I learned over the years as a lawyer and later as a professor specializing in employment law is that timing and preparation matter when it comes to quitting a job.
Attempting to keep up with the high demand for inexpensive produce, agricultural workers are using dangerous pesticides that endanger their health and the well-being of their communities. One such weed-killer is paraquat.
A new mural depicting the peregrines in downtown Worcester is very easy to see, and is aiming to raise awareness about the animals — the fastest on Earth, and relatively rare in Massachusetts.
When Dr. Joseph Tobias saw how big the bird which had just flown over his head was, he had just assumed it was an eagle. After all, no other bird in Ghana could be so large. He was wrong. The Imperial College researcher was the first to see a Shelley’s eagle owl in the wilds of Ghana since the 1870s.
“The Great Pacific Garbage Patch can now be cleaned,” announced Dutch entrepreneur Boyan Slat, the wonderkid inventor who’s spent a decade inventing systems for waterborne litter collection. Recent tests on his Ocean Cleanup rig called System 002, invented to tackle the 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic pollution, were a success.
There was a time when coming out was the worst thing I could imagine doing to my Asian family. I was terrified to bring shame, guilt, and dishonor to them, to burden them with my truth so I distanced myself from the people, places, and things I loved.