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26 October 2017
British Columbia, Canada
In British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest, the Kitasoo/Xai’Xais First Nations have been striving for decades to save the spirit bear, also known as Kemode bears, from trophy hunters. Since 1999, the indigenous commu...
11 October 2017
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Broadcast TV News
Urban areas that have more trees tend to have lower crime rates, attracting more investment and have higher income levels. They also make neighborhoods nicer places to live so that’s why Blacks in Green, a community g...
26 July 2017
Evergreen, Washington, United States
Over 3000 Words
There are currently 2.3 million people incarcerated in the United States. According to rainforest ecologist Nalini Nadkarni, that's a lot of brainpower and potential sitting unused. It was this thought that inspired t...
KBUT Community Radio
9 June 2017
Crested Butte, Colorado, United States
As tourism activity increases on the trails throughout Colorado and crowds of mountain bikers flock to the Gunnison Valley area, a group born out of the Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association has formed to act as a b...
12 August 2016
Could kids be part of the solution in the fight to save coral reefs? These researchers in Belize think so. The Community Researcher Training Program, managed by James Foley and the Toledo Institute for Development and...
26 February 2016
The poaching of rhinos in South Africa has seen a rapid increase since 2007, jumping from 13 deaths then to 1,215 in 2014. After concluding that guns alone were not the solution, a patrol of local women from impoveris...
25 November 2015
Oregon, United States
Ecotherapy is a term used to describe the positive impacts of using nature as a form of therapy for those experiencing psychological stressors. While this form of treatment is already being used to help veterans deal ...
12 July 2015
Oakland, California, United States
In 2009, a woman in Oakland, California realized that there was a lack of African Americans in the outdoors. Tired of being the "only one," she created an online social space via blogging and Facebook called Outdoor A...
19 August 2013
More people are beginning to acknowledge the adverse effects of light pollution on wildlife and human health alike, as countries like France are enacting light ordinances to restrict the use of lights at night. Along ...
18 July 2000
New York, New York, United States
New York City’s Apple Seed program gets children who live in the city to experiment, engage with, and learn from nature. The program – which has reached over 4,000 kids in New York Public Schools – teaches children ab...
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