If you're still in the "New Year, New You" mood, here are some hints for five fun, inexpensive activities to do that will improve your life. Try at least two of them before the end of the year.
I was humbled and honored to be appointed, in 2013, to the Great Lakes Advisory Board tasked with crafting this new action plan to put this second round of GLRI funding to best use.
Hello 2015! At the start of the New Year I often find myself looking ahead to what may come, eagerly anticipating new opportunities and preparing for new challenges. Looking ahead also requires celebrating victories in 2014.
For the fourth time, to diminishing fanfare, Lonnie Dupre is trying to do what has never been done: Reach the summit of Mount McKinley, alone, in the supremely inhospitable month of January.
We take our work home with us. Perhaps no field of work better illustrates that saying than animal welfare. Those of us who work at humane organizations, almost all of us, share our homes with more animals than anyone outside the field would think sane.
I use natural gas for heating and cooking. I also oppose this facility. That doesn't make me a hypocrite; it makes me someone with a conscience who wants alternatives to fossil fuels rather than more excuses for more fossil fuels. The hearing is tonight, Wednesday. And there are other ways to comment.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Why the US China Climate Deal Is Real - because their rapid development of fo...
2014 was a year of significant progress for the environment. To be sure, we still face plenty of very daunting challenges (you know the list). But there was also a lot of very significant progress to celebrate. Around the world, governments, businesses, nonprofits, and communities successfully came together to protect nature in a big and powerful way.
Can a radical immersion in nature heal our deep emotional wounds? That it can is the premise of Wild, the movie version of Cheryl Strayed's memoir about her thousand-mile trek along the Pacific Coast Trail.
By mid-century, it's estimated that we'll be ringing in the New Year with almost 10 billion of our closest friends. There's not enough champagne to go around (especially since climate change may bring the end of wine from the Champagne region). More importantly, there's not enough planet to go around
I can't think of a better place to recover than on a stretch of the Arkansas River renowned for its prized trout fishing and incredible whitewater rafting.
Seattle locals love to talk about everything that makes their city so incredibly unique; spectacular mountain vistas, a city surrounded by water, and more than 200 breweries for a quaffing good vacation.
The fight to save the world's wildlife is about much more than the beauty of the animals or the illegal activity that would destroy them. Our wildlife is essential to preserving the biodiversity of our world and to expanding our understanding and appreciation of human and animal life and evolution.
More fresh air, art, music and poetry. More time listening to snow fall (I know), children giggling, waves lapping on the beach and wind in the trees. More time sharing stories with those we love.