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Shirin-Yoku: Why Forest Bathing Became a Global Health Phenomenon

June 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , |0 Comments

No, forest bathing does not involve a bathtub in the woods! What exactly is it, then, and why is it emerging as the newest health and wellness trend? Read more to find out.Read More

Perfect Playlist for a Summer Spent Outside

June 21st, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Having a picnic anytime soon? Enjoy music? Well, you're in luck: the American Forests Picnic Playlist is here for your next stellar summer afternoonRead More

How to “Green” Your Wedding

June 20th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something… green? Check out our tips for an environmentally friendly wedding! Read More

Why Does California Smell Like Australia?

June 19th, 2017|1 Comment

The long answer is a history of colonization, of flora and fauna, of invasive species and attempts to resist them, of faulty research and fiscal ambitions, of public perception and eco-activist espionage. Read More

Forest Digest — Week of June 12, 2017

Female elk are learning to evade hunters and the International Tree Climbing Championship is coming to Washington, D.C. Want to find out more? Read on!Read More
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