The bottom line is that anti-vaccine sentiment and associated conspiracy theories are a luxury accessible only to societies largely spared the historical toll of dreadful, vaccine-preventable diseases. If our children were still prone to polio, any anti-vaccine evangelists would be trampled by the mob rushing to the immunization clinic
How would you feel if you were asked to turn in your mobile phone while entering a national park? Would it help you connect more deeply with nature?
It's Big Cat Week. This means that for one week a much needed spotlight shines on a critical issue, the decline of the world's great cats. But this is something we deal with every day, all year round in our offices at Panthera -- the world's only big cat conservation organization.
Alaska State Troopers are describing what sounds like a weekend moose hunt from hell along the Chistochina River about 200 miles northeast of Anchorag...
Emissions of a toxic sort, the quick-acting kind like at Bhopal, or the slow-acting kind the whole world is starting to reel from today: to stop them isn't a technical issue. It's a matter of redefining what we want natural to really mean.
This is a guest column by Marni McKinney, vice chair of the Sierra Club Foundation Board of Directors. This past September, I had the pleasure of joi...
Brenda Brock is founder of Farmaesthetics and a well-regarded trailblazer in the green cosmetics movement. Read her take on the changing face of skincare and discover a DIY green gift idea for the coming season.
With a full rack and only three good legs, a bull moose hobbled through light snowfall Monday in the area of Trena Street in Anchorage to munch on dead shrubbery.
When we talk about success, we often think of competition. But the true story of human progress is more frequently one of cooperation. As a species, evolutionary biologists tell us, we've always gotten farther together than we have by going it alone.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. An Inspiring Conversation on Addressing Climate Change National Scientific Adviso...
You finally receive a long overdue massage. Your body melts away stress, releases tension and you reach a peaceful balance in body, mind and spirit. You arise feeling both relaxed and energized. You want to enhance the benefits of your bodywork, so what can you do?
Approximately 11 percent of children ages 4 to 17 have been diagnosed with ADHD. Different approaches are needed to support healthy outcomes in this ever-growing population. Nature, or what in recent years has been referred to as vitamin N, may be one of the answers.
Stepping onto the shores of one of our national parks a brown bear staring back at you from less than 50 feet away could be considered a frightening experience.
It had all the trappings of a typical Miami funeral. The eulogists, stifling their tears. The aria, Handel's mournful Piangero la Sorte Mia. The loud lamentations of the black laced lloradera.
What a wonderful medley of wildlife roams our world. But while our Ark still sails, a cabinet of the Seven Seas, it is faring through whirlpools that threaten to tip the boat and spill its precious cargo.
The dugong is a sacred animal on Okinawa, associated with the ancient origins of the Okinawan people and with their continuing welfare. As a result, the dugong is officially listed as a "Natural Monument" under Japan's "Law for the Protection of Cultural Properties" (LPCP). What will become of the dugongs' case in Okinawa?