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There’s a Global Plan to Conserve Nature. Indigenous People Could Lead the Way.

There’s a Global Plan to Conserve Nature. Indigenous People Could Lead the Way.

There’s a Global Plan to Conserve Nature. Indigenous People Could Lead the Way. There’s a Global Plan to Conserve Nature. Indigenous People Could Lead the Way. With a million species at risk of extinction, dozens of countries are pushing to protect at least 30 percent of the planet’s land and water by 2030. Their goal is to hammer out a …

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How to Bring Nature Inside With the Right Houseplants

How to Bring Nature Inside With the Right Houseplants

How to Bring Nature Inside With the Right Houseplants How to Bring Nature Inside With the Right Houseplants Spending more time inside has accelerated any number of trends that existed before the pandemic, including bingeing of all kinds. But here’s one that’s actually good for you: Bringing nature indoors. The appeal of interiors draped in greenery is no mystery: Houseplants …

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A Fight to Save a Corporate Campus Intertwined With Nature

A Fight to Save a Corporate Campus Intertwined With Nature

A Fight to Save a Corporate Campus Intertwined With Nature A Fight to Save a Corporate Campus Intertwined With Nature Protests often erupt over proposals to demolish or even alter historic buildings. Threats to landscaping usually get far less attention. But that’s changing in a Seattle suburb, where a developer plans to build on the corporate campus that George H. …

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Nature Doesn’t Get a Paycheck. Now, There’s a Movement to Change That.

Nature Doesn’t Get a Paycheck. Now, There’s a Movement to Change That.

Nature Doesn’t Get a Paycheck. Now, There’s a Movement to Change That. Nature Doesn’t Get a Paycheck. Now, There’s a Movement to Change That. The global system is built on buying and selling, but often, no one pays for the most basic goods and services that sustain life — water to drink, soil to grow food, clean air to breathe, …

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Seeing Color: A Matter of Nature, or Culture?

Seeing Color: A Matter of Nature, or Culture?

Seeing Color: A Matter of Nature, or Culture? Seeing Color: A Matter of Nature, or Culture? The days have turned gray, the future feels black. We’re all seeing red, we’re all feeling blue. Perhaps it’s the isolated colors that are bringing us down; perhaps what we need is a whole spectrum. All the shades of the planet are brought together …

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The Newest Challenge for Europe’s Parks: A Surge of New Nature Lovers

The Newest Challenge for Europe’s Parks: A Surge of New Nature Lovers

The Newest Challenge for Europe’s Parks: A Surge of New Nature Lovers The Newest Challenge for Europe’s Parks: A Surge of New Nature Lovers Lockdown-weary city dwellers across the continent are visiting parks and other protected areas for the first time, overwhelming staff and generating pleas for more support. Source link

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“Nature Deficit Disorder” Is Really a Thing

“Nature Deficit Disorder” Is Really a Thing

“Nature Deficit Disorder” Is Really a Thing “Nature Deficit Disorder” Is Really a Thing Early on in the pandemic, she noticed short tempers and anxiety in her 6- and 8-year old children that she attributed to a lack of time outdoors. Shore decided to take her family to a friend’s home with a large yard in a Chicago suburb for …

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On a Pennsylvania Farm, ‘Nature Is Not Just Carrying On’

On a Pennsylvania Farm, ‘Nature Is Not Just Carrying On’

On a Pennsylvania Farm, ‘Nature Is Not Just Carrying On’ On a Pennsylvania Farm, ‘Nature Is Not Just Carrying On’ Mother’s Day weekend brings snow and record low temperatures. The freeze takes the glory out of the magnolia and wisteria, even the hostas — a plant I thought could survive nuclear winter. I notice strange behavior in another scarlet tanager, …

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Keeping a Distance, From Everything but Nature

Keeping a Distance, From Everything but Nature

Keeping a Distance, From Everything but Nature Keeping a Distance, From Everything but Nature New York, we know, is a city of interiors — the museums and the concert halls, the word-of-mouth restaurants and the pheromone-fogged bars. Those places have been unavailable for months now and are likely to stay that way for months more. To protect ourselves and others, …

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The Rise of the Coronavirus Nature Genre

The Rise of the Coronavirus Nature Genre

A beautiful thing has happened amid the pandemic: a couple of zoo pandas had sex. At Ocean Park, a Hong Kong amusement park featuring roller coasters and captive animals, zookeepers have been trying to get Ying Ying and Le Le to mate for 10 years. Last week, in an enclosure tastefully appointed with smooth boulders and bamboo fronds, they finally …

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