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Susan Schwartz

Head of volunteer NGO, Friends of Five Creeks in Berkeley, California

Nature in Albany

PRESENTED ON JUN 28, 2013
IN ALBANY, CA @ VOL 1

Susan Schwartz celebrates nature in Albany, and highlights the hours of hard work done by volunteers in order to keep the natural habitats and inhabitants of Albany and other areas alive for future generations. 

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The Psychological Impact of the Architectural Environment

BY JUAN CALVO
@ VOL 15 ON APR 20, 2012

Architect Juan Calvo uses a series of projects to explain and illustrate the psychological impact the surrounding environment can have on the viewer when walking through or around a structure. He shows us that the blending of architectural and natural elements can evoke a deep sense of belonging.

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Children In The Natural World

BY ANDREW LINDSEY
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 25, 2013

Andrew Lindsey introduces us to his work with Wilderness Youth Project. He explains the various ways that the natural world is beneficial to children as well as the language of the natural world.

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Uncommonly Good Herbs

BY DEBBY SAPP
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 07, 2014

Debby Sapp is an herbalist and has a passion for making others well. Here she shares her insight on the sometimes misunderstood world of natural medicine and how it can make our lives better.

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Making a Place: The Story of 518 Northampton Street and Nurture Nature Center

BY RACHEL CARR
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 18, 2015

Rachel Hogan Carr, the director of the Nurture Nature Center in Easton, tells how the center came to be, and how serves the community.

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Constructed Nature

BY JAMES MOORE
IN NASHVILLE

James Moore, landscape architect at Hawkins Partners Inc., discusses how the synthesis of nature and the urban landscape can serve a city, particularly regarding flood control. 

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Natural collaborator

BY MARC BROWN
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 03, 2016

Marc Brown shares the collaborative nature of architecture, literally and physically. At the forefront of most of his projects his work integrates with the natural environment whether it’s through energy efficient utilities or using the surrounding landscape to form parts of the building.

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Looking at nature

BY BEN AVERIS
@ VOL 3 ON OCT 12, 2018

Botanist / Artist, Ben Averis describes his life long learning process of the natural environment and the importence of oberving nature.

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Bee Wise

BY KATHERINE O'BRIEN
@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

Katharine O’Brien speaks about her passion for bees and all they contribute to the world.

“Learning to listen to the sound and signs of nature, I feel more in rhythm with the natural world around us!”

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Exploring our relationship with nature and its impact on the environment through photography

BY LAUREL CHOR
@ VOL 29 ON MAY 31, 2019

LAUREL CHOR, a photojournalist, shares her idea of the relationship between human and nature and their mutual impact through a collection of photos she takes in both natural and urban environment.