Walking in the woods or in a park is a great way to unplug and connect with nature. Find a nice path or field, or visit a park in your city. Leave the phones and devices at home. Being present in nature gives kids a chance to calm the nervous system and reduce the impact from being in front of a computer screen.
Nature affords us so much more than its aesthetic beauty. It is critical that we protect it from all the outside forces that have encroached on so much else in the world, and in doing so, that have encroached on our ability to truly express ourselves.
Full disclosure: I call it my garden, but I'm not the gardener. Not really. I don't plant things. I don't do the big weeding. I don't make plants grow or buds blossom.
While the book ban has since been overturned, the controversy persists as national organizations take sides in this local debate. To extricate myself from this religious fervor, I rely on the peace gained from my time in nature.
Natural Intelligence refers to principles of life and to our lifestyle choices that respect the natural limits and boundaries of earth's resources.
When was the last time you explored a beautiful waterfall? Whether you have to hike for miles to see it or simply pull off on the side of the road, waterfalls never seem to disappoint. Check out our list of the 25 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in North America and start making your plans.
It's hard to believe that summer is finally over, but let's not lose sight of all the good things that the magical season of autumn has to offer. Crisp air, crisp air and crisp air to name but a few.
When it comes to categorizing the most threatening beasts and critters on earth, you have to consider factors beyond brawn and big teeth (although those characteristics do count, too).
Less than a decade ago, the New England Cottontail, the inspiration behind the popular children's book character Peter Cottontail, was destined for the Endangered Species List.
For the past three years, I've wanted to hike to the top of Kings Peak, the tallest mountain in Utah. On Labor Day weekend, I was on my own - my young...
Many of us put our happiness and dreams on hold for another day, when the truth is life is happening right now. If you want to make positive changes, today is the day. Want to know where to begin? Here are 30 things to start doing for yourself.
I take this summer moment and bank it away for later... just like I've done over our life together. I always want to sneak back to this very moment, never forgetting and always appreciating.
The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves. -- Steven S...
Our stories can save or destroy a species. And pictures can make us see our world, as if for the first time.
New data, with help from Google, illustrate unprecedented -- and until now, largely overlooked -- forest loss in Southeast Asia and West Africa, among other hotspots.
Not too many months ago, I spent eight days traveling through Kenya. It was my first visit to the country, and because of experiences like these 10 adventures--from a walking safari in an under-the-radar conservancy in the Mara to breakfast with wildlife in The Samburu National Reserve and an island retreat off the southeast coast--I know it's far from my last.