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By Patrick Whittle, Associated Press
Artists have long taken to the outdoors to do their work. Now, a new program, Artist in Residence in Everglades (AIRIE), puts a new emphasis on that important synergy. Jeffrey Brown visited Everglades National Park to see how artists are…
By Jeffrey Brown, Alison Thoet
We take a sneak peek at a new PBS program, "America Outdoors," which is premiering on July 5. The six-part series is hosted by bestselling author and outdoor enthusiast Baratunde Thurston. Student Reporting Labs podcast host Zion Williams spoke with…
By Chris Schwalm, Zion Williams
In 2022, we can all take more responsibility for how our actions exacerbate environmental problems.
By Viniece Jennings, The Conversation
For a year, Rich MacDonald cataloged every bird he saw in his home county of Hancock, Maine, which includes the famous Acadia National Park. His so-called ‘big year’ is cataloged in his book, “Little Big Year, Chasing Acadia’s Birds.” MacDonald…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sam Weber
By Christopher Booker
Most widely known as the curmudgeonly libertarian Ron Swanson on NBC’s hit comedy ‘Parks and Recreation,’ Nick Offerman admits to several similarities with his character: a love of carpentry, whiskey, and the great outdoors. Now, Offerman is turning his attention…
By Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
Detroit voters will vote on whether to decriminalize entheogenic plants and fungi, including psilocybin mushrooms, which show promising medical applications.
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
The Trump administration is proposing to define what land and water can be declared as “habitat” for imperiled plants and animals…
By Kevin Nute, The Conversation
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 Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
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.
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