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.
Traditionally, the high-altitude aesthetic of mountain resorts has centered on knotty-pine-wood paneling, oversized stone fireplaces, mounted antlers ...
I created a series of chalk pastel portraits in the forest as a means to study human attachment and its effects on our wellbeing. Inspired by Japanese philosophy, the portraits were to be left to decay in the forest and provide viewers with a mile-long walking meditation on the transience all things. After I left, the property's owners covered all the work in plastic and even gave one piece away to the portrait's subject. I found myself indignant, feeling that my desire for impermanence had been ignored. And there it was, that feeling that the project had aimed to suppress: attachment.
This remarkable bird of prey, the bald eagle, was headed the way of so many other species and died out, at the hands of us humans.
The eagle's recovery inspires us to dream about the possibilities to do equally important work elsewhere on the planet.
The current, rather frothy debate about proposed development at Crissy Field in the Presidio at San Francisco's Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which arguably ranks in significance with New York's Central Park and Washington, DC's National Mall, deserves more national attention.
If this 1.3 metric ton poison drop is allowed to move forward, thousands of wild animals will be inhumanely poisoned, and in turn, those killed become a poisoned food source for other animals.
The African penguin is in peril. Classified as endangered, the species is considered to be in rapid decline with just 60,000 left in existence.
More than anything else, Elementari Rising might be about the inevitable loss of innocence, the unsustainability of normal life in the face of natural disaster. Perhaps for that reason the protagonist is young, and the threatened Terakhein are children.
Venturing into the wolf enclosure, we were told not to be afraid because the wolves had just been fed. Great. That certainly put my mind at ease.
Every year, millions welcome the start of the New Year as an opportunity to reflect and resolve. It seems fitting that we begin 2014 with our own version of resolutions that seek a shared result -- a healthy Great Lakes ecosystem for many new years to come.
ADD/ADHD may affect more than 2 million children in America. Studies have shown that the symptoms of ADD are reduced in children who participate in outdoor activities in green natural settings.