“Now is the time for world leaders to act. Help protect 30% of the planet by 2030.” That’s the message on the Campaign for Nature website. Why 2030? Currently, almost half of our planet is in a natural state, and 15% of the land and 7% of the ocean are covered by protected areas. Campaign […]

Did you know? Hugging a tree, even touching it, will likely make you healthier. And just being around trees has beneficial effects. Nature & Health magazine reports that, “Tree-hugging has been shown to specifically benefit depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), headaches, muscle weakness, stress and poor concentration.” Studies especially in Asia have long suggested […]

Much as there is financial capital in every business, there is also natural capital.┬áMost businesses don’t realize it, but each and every one relies on products from nature to exist, from the water consumed and electricity used onsite by employees to the products they manufacture and how the basic materials also rely on other aspects […]

Justin Grodman loves nature and hiking. He is on a mission┬áto help inner city kids in San Francisco have the chance to enjoy nature through a fundraiser he describes below. “I am planning on hiking Mount Whitney next summer and am doing it through a Bay Area program called Climbing for Kids. It is the […]