We’ve curated some of our favorite news articles from the past month that we think you (our favorite nature loving community) will enjoy!
Give Your Yard Back to Nature
Popular Mechanics | July 2019 | By Jessie Kissinger
Turning your perfectly unnatural (yet impressively green!) lawn into an imperfectly wild(ish) piece of land requires a little time and energy at first. And then…a lot less mowing…read more.
Why Plants Don’t Die From Cancer
PBS News Hour | June 2019 | By Stuart Thompson, The Conversation
Chernobyl has become a byword for catastrophe. The 1986 nuclear disaster, recently brought back into the public eye by the hugely popular TV show of the same name….read more.
Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions.
NY Times | 2019 |
We know. Global warming is daunting. So here’s a place to start: 17 often-asked questions with some straightforward answers...read more.
Everything Is Weird Right Now, But Here Are Some Really Good Things Happening on The Planet
Science Alert | October 2018 | Fiona MacDonald
As a much-needed reminder that not everything is ruined, here are some of the awesome things happening in the world right now that you can talk about over dinner tonight (instead of global tension and nuclear weapons). You’re welcome…read more.
A Moment of Zen
Lancaster Conservancy | Summer 2019 | By Brandon Tennis
Director of Stewardship, Brandon Tennis, captured some beautiful and refreshing footage at our Otter Creek preserve. Bubbling Creek
One Thing You Can Do: Know Your Tree Facts
NY Times | July 2019 | By Tik Root and Kendra Pierre-Louis
We recently told you about a study that looked at how many more trees could grow on Earth and how much carbon they could absorb from the atmosphere. The answer: The planet has room for about 2.5 billion acres of forest, and all those trees could suck up an additional 200 gigatons of carbon. While that wouldn’t solve climate change, it would be a huge help…read more.