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How to Encourage Your Child to Play Outdoors

How to Encourage Your Child to Play Outdoors

By Robin Jacobs, Posted April 14th, 2014

Kids spend about seven hours a day plugged into media devices. Are modern parenting trends keeping them inside?

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The Story of Yew – A Tale Told by a Tree

The Story of Yew – A Tale Told by a Tree

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted February 5th, 2014

The Story of Yew is the autobiography of an age-old Yew tree, living deep in the forest of a land we now call Ireland.

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How to Spot Animals in the Wild

How to Spot Animals in the Wild

By Patrick Walshe, Posted August 27th, 2013

Your experience in wild nature will be enhanced by these wildlife viewing techniques…

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If Survival is the Question, Trees are the Answer

If Survival is the Question, Trees are the Answer

By Helen McFadden, Posted July 4th, 2013

Every tree must be considered a vital member of our survival fighting force, because this is a crisis and drastic action is needed.

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Bees guided by Flowers’ Electric Fields

Bees guided by Flowers’ Electric Fields

By Greg Seaman, Posted March 5th, 2013

The communication between bees and flowers is “remarkably sophisticated.”

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Thank you, and Goodbye, Becky Tarbotton

Thank you, and Goodbye, Becky Tarbotton

By Eartheasy.com, Posted January 9th, 2013

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

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Sandy and the Power of a Changing Climate

Sandy and the Power of a Changing Climate

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 14th, 2012

These images of Sandy’s destruction should awaken us to the reality of climate change…

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Land Trusts: Protecting Nature for our Health, and the Health of the Planet

Land Trusts: Protecting Nature for our Health, and the Health of the Planet

By Sheila Harrington, Posted November 2nd, 2012

Working with land trusts is a way to protect cherished land and to give back a little of what one may have acquired in a lifetime.

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5 Tips for a Tick-Free Summer

5 Tips for a Tick-Free Summer

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 29th, 2012

Don’t let the fear of tick bites keep you from enjoying the great outdoors…

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How Nature Brings us Together

How Nature Brings us Together

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 7th, 2012

We have so much more in common than that which divides us…

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Are Children Spending Enough Time Outdoors?

Are Children Spending Enough Time Outdoors?

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 13th, 2012

Study: only 51 percent of children went outside to walk or play once a day with either parent…

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Biomimicry Mimicked

Biomimicry Mimicked

By Eartheasy.com, Posted January 10th, 2012

The timid jawfish has developed a clever strategy to survive – mimicking a mimic.

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Christmas Bird Count: December 14th – January 5th

Christmas Bird Count: December 14th – January 5th

By Eartheasy.com, Posted December 13th, 2011

Join over 50,000 people across North America in this annual tradition to take a ‘citizen census’ of migrating birds. Or you can create your own count as a way of getting outdoors and learning more about your local wildlife.

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A Mesmerizing Murmuration of Starlings

A Mesmerizing Murmuration of Starlings

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 11th, 2011

Witness a natural moment of magic…

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Sharks, misunderstood and maligned, need marine sanctuaries

Sharks, misunderstood and maligned, need marine sanctuaries

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 1st, 2011

Sharks have not evolved to withstand overexploitation by humans…

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A Backpacker’s Review of the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

A Backpacker’s Review of the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

By Ben Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted September 29th, 2011

To try out this award winning water filter, I used it exclusively on a three day backpacking trip up the ‘Black Tusk’ volcanic mountain in Western Canada.

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The Owl and The Pussycat

The Owl and The Pussycat

By eartheasy.com, Posted August 22nd, 2011

A popular video from earlier in the year, that deserves another look: defying the rules of nature’s design, these two natural adversaries have decided to get along…

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Amazing Display by Rescued Whale

Amazing Display by Rescued Whale

By Eartheasy.com, Posted July 28th, 2011

The wonders of nature exceed our comprehension and remind us of the connection between all beings in nature.

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Bear Butt in a Barrel

Bear Butt in a Barrel

By Eartheasy.com, Posted July 25th, 2011

Another reason rain barrels should have lids. Secure lids.

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The Healing Power of a Walk in the Woods

The Healing Power of a Walk in the Woods

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted July 5th, 2011

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.”- John Muir

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