Green open spaces in neighborhoods give children a place to play, but these pockets of nature could do more than just give kids a place to explore. New research shows children living near green spaces have higher IQs than children living in less green areas. The study from … [Read more...] about Study: Access to green space helps boost a child’s IQ
Should we stay out of the summer sun? Not at all, according to a growing group of physicians. Sunlight can be good for you. Ana Karadarevic | September 2010 issue We’ve been hearing about the dangers of sun exposure for decades. Yet people still swarm to outdoor cafés, parks and … [Read more...] about Lighten up!
Andrew Tolve spends five days in Ecuador rafting, hiking, horse riding and biking with native guides to discover whether the practice of eco-adventure lives up to its promise. Ode Editors | April 2009 issue Day 1: White Water Rafting, Río Taochi We met our group just … [Read more...] about Andrew Tolve's eco-adventure journal