Beyond buying a fish tank or house plants, there are a number of creative ways to bring nature's calming effects into your home.
By Kevin Nute, The Conversation
We mark this 50th anniversary of Earth Day with Jane Goodall, one of the world’s most renowned scientists and environmentalists. A new National Geographic documentary explores her life and work, teaching generations how interconnected we are with the natural world.
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
John Bates is a naturalist who sees his professional purpose as enabling people to develop environmental literacy. Since 2003, Bates has been particularly interested in old-growth forests, made up of trees that are hundreds of years old at minimum. Bates…
A growing body of research points to the beneficial effects that exposure to the natural world has on health, reducing stress and promoting healing. Now, policymakers, employers, and healthcare providers are increasingly considering the human need for nature in how…
By Jim Robbins, Yale Environment 360
By Elisheva Mittelman, Yale Environment 360
More than half of all U.S. National Parks are overrun with invasive animal species, such as rats, pythons and feral hogs, according to a new study.
By Elizabeth Flock
“In my day-to-day life, I often take the trees around me for granted."…
By Elizabeth Flock
The American chestnut tree, once the dominant tree throughout much of the Eastern United States, bore richly nutritious and sweet-tasting nuts before it was almost entirely wiped out.
By Seth Borenstein, Christina Larson, Associated Press
North America's skies are lonelier and quieter.
By Jeffrey Brown, Lorna Baldwin
British sculptor Andy Goldsworthy has long been known for his unconventional approach to art. In an ongoing project at Kansas City’s Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Goldsworthy has created a “walking wall,” assembling and then disassembling the same limestone rocks, moving…
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