New Research Links Green Spaces to Lower Medicare Spending
A new study finds that counties with more forest and shrub land spend less per person on Medicare than those dominated by agriculture or urban vegetation.
More Evidence That Green Space Helps Develop Young Brains
Access to nature appears to provide kids with a specific cognitive advantage.
The Planet Now Has More Trees Than It Did 35 Years Ago
Tree cover loss in the tropics was outweighed by tree cover gain in subtropical, temperate, boreal, and polar regions.
Daegan Miller's Debut Is One Radical Breath of Fresh Air
Through a series of essays, Miller reminds us what it's like to feel a sense of awe when confronted with nature's beauty.
What's the Best Way to Inspire Positive Environmental Behavior?
While imagery of natural objects is often used to inspire climate action, appeals to ego and altruism prove more effective for some.
Exposure to Nature Promotes a More Positive Body Image
New research explains why you look so good in that selfie you took at Yellowstone National Park.
Spending Time in Nature Produces Better Behaved Students
New research finds third-graders are more attentive after experiencing a class taught on the lawn.
Public Lands in Populist Times: An Interview With Raúl Grijalva
Representative Raúl Grijalva of Arizona is staunchly progressive and deeply committed to protecting public lands.
The Causes of Violent Crime Are Blowing in the Wind
Serious crimes are more likely to occur in neighborhoods downwind of air pollution, according to a new study.