We all wish to be happy. We seek material bounty, fulfilling relationships, peace and a connection with nature. But we know that there's another, deeper aspect to happiness, one that scientists cannot measure. It is the fulfillment of our calling and mission, giving us the deep satisfaction that our time here on earth was most fulfilling, for us and those who we impacted.
Thanks to the Lacey Act, we've already made progress in slowing the trade of illegal wood products, but we still have a ways to go.
In the State of the Union address, President Barack Obama said he would use his authority to protect more pristine federal lands. This was a welcome statement given Congress' failure to protect these important public lands.
Honduras is like the monkey who locked up the zookeeper. This little tropical realm has put away the constrained thinking that keeps others stuck in unproductive routines, and allowed its wildness to escape the margins.
Mikaela Shiffrin is, at only 18 years old, the top slalom ski racer in the world, a favorite for Olympic gold in Sochi, and a veritable fount of lessons that athletes, coaches, and parents can learn from to help athletes achieve their competitive goals.
Here are 34 reasons why I fell in love with the City of Light after studying there abroad, and why you will too.
To get to Muir Woods, filled with its towering, regal redwoods, you have to drive through eucalyptus groves that remin...
The following post is jointly authored by Mark Tercek, President & CEO of The Nature Conservancy and Brett Jenks, President & CEO of Rare. Last fa...
"Bring new eyes to a world or even new lenses and presto, new world." -- John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent Years ago, one of my children...
How do we motivate a nation to take up environmental causes when so very few are listening?
To me, the majesty of eagles is unequaled in nature. It is a powerful sight to behold, even more so when one considers this is not a captive bird.
Have you ever known someone who has that special spark that can help change her community? Sooky Goldman helped save the parklands of Franklin Canyon in Beverly Hills.
The real questions that I want to answer are: "Why should homeowners try to extend the use of their backyards?" and: "Do we even have a reason to be in the backyard in the wintertime?"
Hawaii is not the smallest state, but it certainly has the most clearly defined boundaries. Even on the Big Island of Hawaii, the vast sweep of ...
Boutique resorts throughout North America are continually elevating the standards of dude-ranch accommodations, pairing ultra-inviting-yet-rustic lodging with unparalleled outdoor adventures.