How are we doing in the battle to stop or slow deforestation, especially in the tropics where forests store so much of the world’s biodiversity?
The Amazon rainforest of South America is burning at an unprecedented rate. What can we to stop these forest fires from spreading?
Forest therapy uses immersion in nature to soothe frayed nerves and restore a sense of mental well-being, and has even been shown to boost our immunity.
Our coffee habit takes a toll on the environment in terms of deforestation and biodiversity loss in the tropics as well as raising our carbon footprint.
Birders are keeping hope alive that the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker will re-appear “on the wing” somewhere in the swamps of the Southeastern U.S…
I met Dr. Nalini Nadkarni over five years ago at a church service in Olympia, WA. Nadkarni, a forest ecologist at Evergreen State College, was delivering a sermon on trees – or more precisely, on human connections with trees. She is a scientist, not a minister; yet, it’s not unusual to find her giving sermons in […]