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Researchers gain new insights on river dynamics

A river’s only consistent attribute is change. As the Greek philosopher Heraclitus remarked, “No man ever steps in the same river twice.” Although this dynamic nature is often out of sight and mind, forgetting about it has led to many a historical catastrophe. Recently, UC Santa Barbara geomorphologist […]

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 […]