By fostering a concern for the environment and sustainable habits early, parents can raise children who will be more aware of environmental issues.
The Mental Health Benefits of Spending a Day in the Woods In Shakespeare's Words: "One Touch of Nature Makes the Whole World Kin"
While many conventional therapies effectually treat most mental health afflictions, spending even one day in nature can be of great benefit as well.
Access Land and other groups want the government to make campground availability data freely available to help more Americans access public land.
How is that being around trees & other plants can help us feel good? Psychological benefits of nature often overlooked these days
Dear EarthTalk: How is that being around trees and other plants can help us feel good? — Amy Mola, Greenville, SC Trees are known to improve air quality by capturing six common air pollutants and toxic gases: ground-level ozone, particulate matter, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, sulfur […]
Camping with Kids: A How-to Guide A review of The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping with Kids by Helen Olsson
Yes We Camp: A review of The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping with Kids by Helen Olsson
Rethinking Evolution A Review of Simon Powell's Darwin's Unfinished Business: The Self-Organizing Intelligence of Nature
Rethinking Evolution: A review of Darwin’s Unfinished Business: The Self-Organizing Intelligence of Nature by Simon G. Powell
Fukushima: One Year After the Catastrophic Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown
One of the best ways to introduce children to the great outdoors is to take them camping. As with other learning experiences, it’s best to start small, hiking in nearby woods or pitching a tent in the backyard.
Wild things grow all around us—like fiddlehead ferns, chickweed and dandelions—and they are delicious, nutritious and free for the taking.