Category: social

New research: Outdoor kids are happier

New research shows it’s because they feel empowered by ‘sustainable behaviors’. A new study has found that feeling connected to nature makes children happier, due to their ability to carry out eco-friendly and sustainable behaviors. While a sense of nature connection has previously been linked to pro-environmental behaviors in adults, this […]

Protecting the Canadian Coast

There was a recent letter from Justin Trudeau to the Minister of  Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. The following key priorities were shared: Lead, in consultation with provinces and territories, Indigenous Peoples and business stakeholders, in developing a comprehensive blue economy strategy to help guide future […]

First plants grown on the Moon

Seeds taken up to the Moon by China’s Chang’e-4 mission have sprouted, says China National Space Administration. It marks the first time any biological matter has grown on the Moon, and is being seen as a significant step towards long-term space exploration. The Chang’e 4 is the first […]