Nature & Environment

Research has found that children exposed to the chemicals in food packaging are more likely to be obese or develop insulin resistance, a precursor to diabetes. One study in the journal ...

You can build a rain garden in your own yard, just like those near Omega's Main Hall and Dining Hall.

A rain garden is planted a little lower in the ground than a normal garden to help...

Environmental knowledge—without heart—is not enough to assure a sustainable future. Ecological consultant and wetland specialist Karen Schneller-McDonald urges us to help kids make an emotional connection with nature by taking them outside....

Haiku teaches us the power of observation, returns us to nature, and grounds us in the here and now. But as author Sharon A. Bray explains, it also teaches...

Starflower Experiences, a Long Island based nonprofit educational organization offering focused environmental learning experiences, visited the...

Janine Benyus coined the term “biomimicry” in 1990 when she had to categorize a journal article on artificial photosynthesis. She says biomimicry ushers in an era based not...

Our Rhinebeck campus is located on 195-acres in New York's historic Hudson Valley. It is a wonderful place to get in touch with nature and discover what sustainable living is all about. Earlier this month, we discovered a bird's nest filled with...

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