Nature and Outdoors

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What Type of Tent Should I Buy?

Camping has always been a favorite outdoor activity for many Americans. Tents are essential to this outdoor activity as they ensure that you have a roof above your head.

While seasoned campers may prefer to sleep with the elements, tents serve as a contingency plan should anything go wrong and require you to seek shelter. They also serve as a storage space for any of your personal effects and belongings.

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What Is Global Forest Watch and How To Use It

The overall health of our trees and forests can also be a general indicator of the overall health of Earth, its atmosphere, and its biosphere. Because the Earth is currently the only planet we have to inhabit, we should care about the things that make for a healthier planet…including its trees and forests.

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Ditch the Tech: Spend More Time Outdoors

Today’s digital technology is great! PCs, tablets, smart phones, television and the list goes on. But are we spending too much time with technology? The recent Pokeman Go fade was praised for many reasons, one of which being that it prompted people to “get outdoors” and experience real life. However, even this cannot compete with the real outdoors. Camping is one of those “real outdoors” adventures where tech can often interfere with.

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Why Wilderness Is the Place To Enjoy

In less than a generation, our society has transformed itself from an outdoors culture to one dominated by TVs, computers, mobile devices and gaming systems. And we are paying a high cultural price. A child who grows up without regular doses of nature and the good ol’ outdoors is less likely to cherish the wild. Just as we face unprecedented losses of America’s pristine natural spaces, we may also be losing the supporters for saving it.

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