LEAVES & PODS

Both an art book and a botanical guide, Leaves & Pods reveals the splendor, complexity, and purpose of some of the most common objects in our natural world.

GOOD PARENTING THROUGH
YOUR DIVORCE

Children internalize a sense of both parents.  Depending on how old they are, children can feel like their very selves are being torn asunder when their parents divorce.  This guide to positive parenting through divorce puts the emphasis on understanding your childrens’ developmentally-driven response to divorce, and helps lay out ways to do your best for your kids even when your own life is overwhelming.

SELECTED ARTICLES

Speak Butterfly

Butterflies tied together Vladimir Nabokov’s home, science, and writing.

TBC3: Wrestling Climate Change to the Ground
Rekindling The Old Ways

The Amah Mutsun and the Recovery of Traditional Ecological Knowledge

 
How to Outsmart Cancer

Beyond genes and genomics, cancer research is targeting “proteomics” for personalized medicine.

Where There’s Smoke, There’s Ire

A virtual library at UCSF stores the ‘smoking’ history of the tobacco industry.

The Geography of Clouds

High-elevation, tropical mountains provide a misty, magical biome full of endangered beauties.

What it Means to Tend Our Garden: The Mission Has Changed

Botanical gardens were once designed to collect pieces of a fragmented Eden. Now they cultivate plants that are threatened and endangered in the wild.

Heart and Soul: Behind the Scenes at the Nursery
Protecting Wildlife Corridors Remains More Theory Than Practice  

Corridor conservation is on everybody’s lips, but on precious few rule books.

 
 
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