What we're watching

Making new friends is tough. Add the challenge of acclimating to a new city and a new culture, and the going gets even tougher. When Johanna Nelson left Sweden for a new life in Tigard, Oregon, she struggled to feel at home. 

That's until she... Read more

"As a mother and a grandmother, I was not going to allow another generation to have to go out of their neighborhood to go to a good park." 

- Geraldolyn Horton-Harris, 47-year Five Points resident 

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30 years ago, fellow farmers told Jim Cochran, founder of Swanton Berry Farm, he'd never be able to grow strawberries on a commercial scale without pesticides. After all, no one had ever managed to... Read more

Erik Weihenmayer’s adventures have taken him from Himalayan peaks to Antarctic ice: he’s the only blind climber to summit the highest mountain on every continent. But even though he's traveled the world, Erik knows... Read more

At P.S. 164 in  Brooklyn, NY, students are growing more than flowers and vegetables. The "Green Team" tends a thriving garden that also serves as a community gathering place—a precious resource in a crowded city. 

In the short film above, educator... Read more

80 percent of the U.S. population now lives in cities, and those cities are increasingly at risk due to climate change. Rising sea levels, flooding, and intensifying heat waves are serious threats to city living. 

So that's the bad news. The good... Read more

Today is World Water Day, and conservationists around the world are meeting up at creeks, beaches, and river banks to voice their support for clean water for all.

For those of you stuck at your desk... Read more

Irma Garcia runs the senior fitness group at her local Trust for Public Land Fitness Zone exercise area in Baldwin Park, CA.  She's led the group to... Read more

Though they live within a stone’s throw of the mighty Passaic, many Newark residents have never seen the river up close. How could they? Contaminated by an industrial history — Agent Orange was manufactured here during the Vietnam war — the Passaic was... Read more

We first met Victoria while shooting "LA's Fittest Grandmas," a short film about a group of seniors who work out twice a week at a Trust for Public Land Fitness... Read more

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