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Want a Creativity Boost? Take a Walk in Nature.

Want a Creativity Boost? Take a Walk in Nature.

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 16, 2018 7

There’s no doubt that today most adults and children spend more time indoors interacting with media and technology than participating in outdoor activities. Numerous studies have shown that spending time in nature is good

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Seniors and the Outdoors

Seniors and the Outdoors

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 11, 2018 1

Nature deficit disorder in children has become widely known, thanks to author Richard Louv and his popular books, Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder, The Nature Principle and Vitamin

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Video: the Words Still Missing from Children’s Dictionaries

Video: the Words Still Missing from Children’s Dictionaries

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 13, 2017 1

The war on nature words that’s been going on for the last few years is still hot and raging. From a state’s banning the use of the phrase “climate change” in 2015 from its

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REI Closed on Black Friday: Altruism or Mere Marketing Ploy?

REI Closed on Black Friday: Altruism or Mere Marketing Ploy?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 10, 2015 6

In recent decades, the day after Thanksgiving—known as “Black Friday”—has become the biggest shopping day of the year. Although no one seems to be able to say for sure how the phrase originated, some

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Bears Are Outsmarting Us, and It Might Kill Them

Bears Are Outsmarting Us, and It Might Kill Them

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 15, 2015 7

We all love our national parks. They are our places of solace and refuge; of natural beauty and outdoor adventure. They afford us the chance to get close to what’s left of what is

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Video: Denali, the Adventure Dog

Video: Denali, the Adventure Dog

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 20, 2015 5

Sometimes it takes our four-footed best friends to remind us what adventures are all about and what being outdoors can do for us—mentally, physically and spiritually. In 1999, Portland, Oregon-based photographer and cinematographer Ben

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