The Nature Conservancy’s Sarene Marshall makes her own Mother’s Day traditions: they might entail work (a home-cooked meal) as well as play – and time spent close to home with family, or outside in nature.
We all may joke about enjoying warmer winter days with climate change. Is this just gallows humor? Is there anything funny about global warming? The Nature Conservancy’s Sarene Marshall reflects on some serious problems with how we’ve framed the issue.
Growing up, The Nature Conservancy’s Sarene Marshall could always walk to the corner store to buy milk. Now she works to protect nature – and people – from the impacts of a changing climate. She shares her perspectives on how important a role conservation can play for cities.
As you pack your first school lunches of the year, what small steps will you take towards reducing your lunch-time waste? There are many resources available to help you, your kids, and your school make different choices.
After too many encounters with “I”-named hurricanes, Sarene Marshall’s family has kept a wary eye on storm Isaac brewing in the Gulf of Mexico.
Downed trunks and branches. Power outages. Storm-damaged yards and roadways blocked by tree limbs. Severe weather may be putting trees in our way lately, but we need them.
Kids belong outside – especially in the long, hazy days of summer. But what if it’s too hot – or windy – or wet – out there? The Nature Conservancy’s Sarene Marshall offers tips for surviving extreme heat and weather with kids.
The Lorax encourages all of us to reflect on how nature makes our lives better and reminds me why I do what I do everyday. What lessons has The Lorax taught you and your family about nature? Share your stories in the comments section below.
Topping the list of most common marital disagreements are usually things like money and children. But if the list were derived from my household, it would include cars and light bulbs.
Unfortunately for me and people that share my seasonal obsessions, while soup and chili are comforting traditions, winter is a downtime for fresh fruit. But I have found a way to relive the memories of fun family outings for fresh-picked fruit by having them make an encore in my holiday plans.
Weird weather like droughts and floods made for a scary season for some pumpkin growers in 2011.
Late-season produce wraps up summer’s garden-share but health and carbon benefits of simple meals linger into fall.
With our warming planet comes an increased likelihood of weird and extreme weather. And we parents are feeling the acute effects all year long, making climate change not only a major societal issue, but also a parent’s worst nightmare.
This has been an extremely scary week of weather in the United States. And folks want to know why this extreme weather is happening and with intensities we are not accustomed to seeing. Yesterday, I ventured onto Fox News to discuss the connection between extreme weather events and climate change impacts caused by carbon pollution.
In her book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, Barbara Kingsolver marks the beginning of her family’s quest to eat locally with a chapter entitled “Waiting for Asparagus” that reflects how many people (especially gardeners like me) feel right about now.
Setting aside the controversy and politics of climate change for a moment, we can all agree it’s been a wacky year in weather. Personally, I’ve seen my 5-year-old melting on the soccer field as the mercury climbed to a record high of 93 degrees on September 25th in Washington DC.
Sarene Marshall discusses, in a short video, the importance of working closely on forest issues with indigenous peoples.