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Video: A Chinese Village Goes “Green” When Plants Take Over

Video: A Chinese Village Goes “Green” When Plants Take Over

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 13, 2018 0

There’s a village just 40 miles southeast of Shanghai, China, that might be the greenest in the world. No, it’s not because of its CO2-sequestering buildings, recycling programs or eco-friendly neighborhoods. It’s because it’s

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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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Road Trip Revelations

Road Trip Revelations

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 4, 2018 2

“Most stories begin one of two ways,” book author and immersion journalist Ted Conover once said. “A stranger comes to town, or the hero leaves home. Either way, they tend to go by road.

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Scars

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Scars

Kendal Bower August 24, 2018 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a big cat in South America. Photographer Marcelo Melo came across this

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Video: The New Zealand Wilds

Video: The New Zealand Wilds

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 16, 2018 0

New Zealand has always seemed to me to have a wild heart. Despite all of its domestic sheep and introduced birds and plants from Europe, it is still predominantly a place of beguiling beaches,

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The Superpower of Nature Travel

The Superpower of Nature Travel

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 24, 2018 2

There’s no doubt that spending time in nature has restorative benefits. From forest bathing to simply looking at the ocean, nature’s healing powers are well documented. In recent years, however, research is also showing

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