Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

Lately, I have been thinking about my increasing need to be around nature as a form of self-care. I spent a great deal of time outside as a kid, learning about plants and ecosystems, and came to understand how being in the forest made me feel connected to something larger than myself. Living in New York City as an adult, my relationship with the outdoors has changed, as I’ve increasingly come to realize that access to the natural world is also a political issue.

Climate change makes me anxious. Will Puerto Rico, my homeland, survive future severe storms?

Puerto Rico has withstood many hurricanes, but Hurricane Maria laid bare a crumbling infrastructure

Natalie Portman as Thor and everything else you need to know about Phase 4 of the MCU

Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow will also get a standalone film

During the summer, dappled sunlight transports me back in time. Here’s how.

Suddenly I’m 13 again, waiting for my mom to pick me up from swim practice