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The Goldenrod Allergy Myth

9/26/2014 // By Kelly Senser

Goldenrod blooms are an autumn delight—both for human admirers and wildlife visitors. I can’t help but smile when I see the sunny blossoms, teeming with pollinators. That’s what makes hearing the native plants (Solidago spp.) regarded as the main cause […] Read more >

See this guy? He actually doesn't mind global warming all that much. ( flickr | smccann )

We’ve Got A Fever, And The Only Prescription Is Less Climate Change

11/4/2010 // By Max Greenberg

Discover Magazine’s cover story for the month of December—which I received yesterday, presumably because I’m some kind of fancy postal service VIP—feels like a Halloween holdover. Scary CGI mosquito, backlit by a harsh, unyielding sun, globe swathed in shadow; the […] Read more >

As Emissions Rise, Weeds (And Allergies) Could Follow Suit

10/21/2010 // By Max Greenberg

The current issue of Natural History magazine features a fine story by Peter Del Tredici on the role of weeds in the modern city. The broad discussion, about the relevance of the idea of an ‘invasive’ plant in an environment where very little truly native vegetation remains, is worth your time…One of the subjects that most interests Del Tredici is the weed’s place in a world whose climate we are rapidly changing Read more >

New Climate Capsule: Record Temps, Volcano’s Impact & Dirty’s Got Mail

4/20/2010 // By Miles Grant

In this week’s NWF Climate Capsule, a record-breaking March, a new push for Senate climate action, Earth Day’s 40th anniversary & Dirty faces down the “Green Goon Squad.”
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6 Reasons You Don’t Go Outside—And How To Get Over Them

3/1/2010 // By Anne Cissel

Does a small voice inside of you tell you that you shouldgo outside more? Maybe you’ve noticed that the kids are calmer and happier after a walk. Or you learned that lack of sunlight can lead to Vitamin D deficiency. Or maybe you […] Read more >