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  • Earthtalk Q&A: Does Waterfalls Make You Feel Good?

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk The notion of waterfalls making you happy is often viewed as an “old wives’ tale,” but there may be some truth to it given the so-called “negative ions” pervasive in such environments. The collision of water molecules with each other causes water to...
  • Earthtalk Q&A: ¿Las cascadas producen bienestar?

    Roddy Scheer y Doug Moss EarthTalk La noción de cascadas que te hacen feliz a menudo se ve como un “cuento de viejas”, pero puede ser algo de verdad dados los llamados “iones negativos” que dominan tales entornos. La colisión de las moléculas de agua entre sí hace que...
  • EarthTalk Q&A: “Glamping”

    Roddy Scheer y Doug Moss EarthTalk Si bien los campamentos tradicionales son geniales, no siempre se sienten como un escape a la naturaleza, especialmente dado el aspecto de perro-come-perro de anotar un sitio y el hecho de que vivirás justo al lado de tus vecinos. Y si bien el...
  • EarthTalk Q&A: “Glamping”

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk While traditional campgrounds are great, they don’t always feel like an escape to nature, especially given the dog-eat-dog aspect of scoring a site and the fact that you’ll be living right next to your neighbors. And while the price may be right —...
  • Study Stresses Need for Better Fire Management in NW Forests

    SEATTLE — While the Northwest has seen massive infernos in recent years, a new report shows its forests actually are experiencing a historical deficit of fires. That deficit could be fueling recent, dangerous wildfire seasons. The study conducted by The Nature Conservancy, U.S. Forest Service and University of Idaho shows...

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