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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...

Is your city making you fat? How urban planning can address...

John Rennie Short, University of Maryland, Baltimore County New disease outbreaks, like the novel coronavirus that recently emerged in China’s Hubei province, generate headlines and...

Can parks help cities fight crime?

Lincoln Larson, North Carolina State University and S. Scott Ogletree, Clemson University The relationship between parks and crime remains the subject of debate. Some scholars...

Parks help cities – but only if people use them

Thaisa Way, University of Washington In cities, access to parks is strongly linked with better health for both people and neighborhoods. Children suffer higher rates of...

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Sunny Shin, Virginia Commonwealth University As the first person to hold the new role of Surgeon General of California, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris is pushing...