Category: Green Life

Gretchen Daily's conservation quest with the Natural Capital Project – Washington Post – The Washington Post

Colombia’s Gulf of Morrosquillo is home to thousands of mangroves. Their roots arc downward into salty seawater while their limbs climb upward — a mesmerizing entanglement of branches and leaves.But the mangroves must compete with hotels, resorts and other financial ventures in the tourist-dependent area, which spans 325 miles of Caribbean coastline. One study found…

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The fanciful turkey tail fungus: nature's recycler – Farmville | Farmville – Farmville Herald

Published 6:00 am Friday, December 10, 2021 By Dr. Cynthia Wood “Nature doth thus kindly heal every wound. By the mediation of a thousand little mosses and fungi, the most unsightly objects become radiant of beauty.” — Henry David Thoreau Yes, Thoreau was right. Mosses and fungi have the ability to make most objects beautiful,…

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COVID-19: how less time in nature impacted young people | World Economic Forum – World Economic Forum

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Why is the color blue so rare in nature? – Livescience.com

By Mindy Weisberger published 6 September 21 Feeling blue? That color isn’t as common as you may think.When you look up at the blue sky overhead or gaze across the seemingly endless expanse of a blue ocean, you might think that the color blue is common in nature. But among all the hues found in rocks,…

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19 Gifts That'll Make Mom (and Mother Nature) Smile – Sierra Magazine

Jump to navigation Photo by Arand/iStockIt’s been a whammy of a year for all of us—but especially mothers and mother figures. Moms aren’t exactly known for having an abundance of leisure time even in normal times, so we selected these items with a mind toward encouraging the mamas in your world to get out (with caution!),…

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Time spent in “green” places linked with longer life in women – Harvard Health

Want more happiness? Try thisWhy are mRNA vaccines so exciting?Magnets, sound, and batteries: Choosing safe toys5 numbers linked to ideal heart healthHow can mindfulness practices help with migraine?Navigating a chronic illness during the holidaysGift giving for family or friends in assisted livingSaturated fat and low-carb diets: Still more to learn?Tinnitus: Ringing or humming in your…

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How Do You Cope When Your Favorite Places Are Gone? – Sierra Magazine

Jump to navigation Photo courtesy of the National Park ServiceFor most of my life, wildfires were few and skies were smoke-free. I had the sense that the places I loved to hike would always be there. Warm summer days were all about cool, alluring mountain lakes and ridges and peaks that offered far vistas. I began…

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An Illustrated Guide to Bay Area Nature: Spring 2021 – Bay Nature

Holiday Special: Give the gift of Bay Nature and save up to 25%WildlifeText and research by Bay Nature staffRadical ChangeFrom now until late fall, you’ll be seeing common green darner dragonflies (Anax junius) around fresh water, hunting in swarms and patrolling territories more and more as the months pass. There’s a benign, sleight-of-hand reason for that sustained presence.Born…

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NASA wants a scale to help explain discoveries about alien life to the public – NPR

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