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For The New Year, Pledge A Different Kind of TIME OUT

12/30/2009 // By Amanda Cooke

Let’s make the indoor childhood so ’00s. NWF wants Americans to open the next decade with a new type  of ‘time out’: a New Year’s resolution to spend more of our days outside. The Be Out There campaign invites families […] Read more >

Can Nature Make People More Caring? New Studies Say It’s Possible

12/8/2009 // By Amanda Cooke

The benefits of nature have been widely documented—active time in the outdoors improves classroom performance, gets kids off the couch, and can help prevent children from being “coronary time bombs”, and now new research shows that nature can also make people more caring.
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