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4 New Year’s resolutions for a healthier environment in 2022

Viniece Jennings, Agnes Scott College When many people think of New Year’s resolutions, they brainstorm ways to improve themselves...

Don’t hike so close to me: How the presence of humans...

Jeremy Dertien, Clemson University ; Courtney Larson, University of Wyoming, and Sarah Reed, Colorado State University Millions of Americans...

People take better care of public places when they feel like...

Suzanne Shu, Cornell University Takeaways · People can feel “psychological ownership,” a sense of personal attachment, even for parks and other public places. · These feelings lead...

Cities can help migrating birds on their way by planting more...

Frank La Sorte, Cornell University Millions of birds travel between their breeding and wintering grounds during spring and autumn migration, creating one of the greatest...

Connecting to nature is good for kids – but they may...

Louise Chawla, University of Colorado Boulder As an environmental psychologist who works to improve young people’s access to nature, I recently completed a review that...

Twitter posts show that people are profoundly sad – and are...

Joe Roman, University of Vermont and Taylor Ricketts, University of Vermont The COVID-19 pandemic in the United States is the deepest and longest period of...

Summer visitors to American parks choose safety first over freedom to...

B. Derrick Taff, Pennsylvania State University In a typical summer, millions of Americans head outdoors to national parks, hiking trails and rivers across the U.S....

Parks matter more than ever during a time of sickness –...

Richard leBrasseur, Dalhousie University The COVID-19 pandemic has altered humans’ relationship with natural landscapes in ways that may be long-lasting. One of its most direct...

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Why are private prisons controversial? 3 questions answered

John M. Eason, University of Wisconsin-Madison Editor’s note: Private prisons have long stirred controversy, most recently over their role in housing undocumented immigrants and asylum...