Nature & Environment

Explore how sustainability creates a connection between our communities and the natural world that sustains us.
"Vital Signs, Volume 21", from the Worldwatch Institute, provides a matchless resource for those seeking well-researched facts about environmental issues.

image 1312 jpg The Tiny Hummingbird: A Flying Marvel
Homesteader Bruce McElmurray considers hummingbirds both entertaining visitors and marvels of engineering.
Soybeans Why GM Crops Will Not Feed the World
Biotech companies claim that GM crops offer better yields and lower pesticide use than non-GM crops; however, the results from the field suggest otherwise.
Acorns Burlap Bag What a Nutty Idea! How to Eat Acorns
Harvesting acorns unlocks a widely available but under-used food source.
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ESSENTIAL READING

Keystone Species: How Predators Create Abundance and Stability 
Wolves, bears, otters, starfish — these ecosystem engineers affect nature in overt yet surprisingly subtle ways.

This Land Is Your Land: Why National Parks Matter
Our national parks are public treasures that provide more than a window to our past or a means to preserve the natural bounty within them. They’re some of the most beautiful places on Earth, where you can rekindle your sense of awe and adventure.

Why We Need Wilderness 
During a nearly 60-year career, Pulitzer-Prize winner Wallace Stegner, known as the Dean of Western Writers, wrote eloquently about the value of wild places.

Raptors, the Sky Masters 
Eagles, hawks and falcons: From their awesome aeronautics to their precise predatory instincts, these birds are the pinnacle of flight.

Brain Birds: Amazing Crows and Ravens 
No matter where you live, they’re your neighbors. You might want to watch them — carefully.

Barn Owl Magic 
Beautiful and mysterious, barn owls also are prolific predators of rodents.

Fireflies: The Twinkle in Nature's Eye  
Fireflies bring magic to warm summer evenings.

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