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Feeling stressed? A Japanese study that found just looking at plants reduced stress and fear. (Ffion Atkinson/Creative Commons)

The George Washington University
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the current pandemic. Here are some simple ways you can make an impact on the environment from the safety of your home. 
Arizona State University
Monarch populations have declined steeply in the past decades, but to reverse the trend, the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies instituted the Western Monarch Butterfly Conservation Plan, a 50-year effort to help the monarchs bounce... Read More
The George Washington University
How does the D.C. area manage invasive species? Here's a look at the problems local ecosystems face and how experts and volunteers are tackling them.
Syracuse University
In this sneak peek of my podcast Portraits of Plants, help build your relationship with the natural world by learning more the plants growing right outside your door.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
Roses are red, violets are blue, and a group of researchers in Sweden are figuring out how to use the former to make electricity for you.
The Pennsylvania State University
A group of Penn State students led by Assistant Professor of Biology Charles Anderson is exploring ways to make plants hardier, boosting world food supplies in the process. The project, called Fast Farming: Feeding a Hot, Dry World, uses a genetic... Read More
Our video summarizes the innovative steps that Key West, FL and Portland, ME - 2 coastal cities - are employing in order to address the inevitability of sea level rise.
Growing food to sustain a healthy diet. No soil needed and does not take up a lot of space. This is not my invention but I picked it up from NASA. But their system was expensive. I decided to make my own using common and available products. I have... Read More
UNSW Australia
How we use urban land is shaping up as one of the biggest dilemmas of the 21st Century. A booming population needs to be housed, but it also needs to be fed, and the cost of relying on imported food is already being felt.By 2050 more than twice as... Read More
Victoria University of Wellington
New Zealand: Victoria University of Wellington is the first team from the Southern hemisphere to compete in the US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. They have made a series of video blogs which follow their progress in the lead up to the... Read More

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