Northern China chokes under severe pollution

Tens of millions of people across northern China were under severe pollution warnings Tuesday, with authorities urging them to reduce outdoor activities as a grayish smog enveloped the region.

Extreme heat is changing how people experience the outdoors

Summers are getting hotter as greenhouse gas emissions trap heat in the atmosphere—a problem that's impacting how millions of people enjoy the outdoors during the warmest months of the year, according to one NC State expert.

Getting adults on board with messy nature play

Climbing trees, making mud pies, or simply playing outside, parents and educators know that being in nature is an important part of every childhood. But when it comes to messy or risky play, it's a whole different story according ...

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