Journalist & Investigative Reporter

Award-winning journalist & author of environmental books. Investigative reporter, columnist, &. mng. editor of the green-building site Solaripedia, public speaker. Sketch artist.

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Misty forests of the northwest article

Nature's Medicine

LONG BEFORE modern medicine - and until fairly recently - people turned to nature for

These days doctors don't prescribe "nature cures" (though some might welcome
them), yet contact with animals, plants, natural landscapes and wilderness can have "soothing, restorative and even healing" effects, say researchers.