Read the latest and most popular Nature and the Outdoors Articles from Next Avenue.
Common signs of aging can often be tracked to the illness
We all need to spend time outside, and a national park is a great choice
It's a documentary on a groundbreaking experience and a reunion 47 years later
They challenged the weather and themselves in this class
Grab a hiking pole, strap on your boots and embrace the season
Tips to keep pests off your plants, cut flowers fresher and more — without spending extra
Tips for giving plants what they need as our environment changes
Concerned for future generations, they are working to stop climate change
A regular exercise like walking can help when loss feels heavy
A rediscovered childhood passion brings back memories and renewed mobility
Can cross-country pedaling help save the planet? They think so.
Watch the video to see how used flowers become treasure, not trash
The gadget helps this author rediscover her love of walking outside
Keep pests away and make flowers fresher without chemicals
Ever wonder why your pet does crazy things? Here's the lowdown.
A retired New York City transit worker is on another track these days, building stone paths and staircases to make hiking safer
When 'citizen scientists' help gather data, they don't get paid, but the rewards are priceless
Spending time together led to a stronger relationship
This special report includes storytelling, news and information about health care for older adults in rural areas
Our special series, Vitality Arts, shows the powerful effect that participating in the arts can have on our minds, bodies and souls. Look to this page for information, resources and inspiration that will help you age better through the arts and show that creativity has no age limit.