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Muslim youths clean up national parks trashed during government shutdown | MNN – Mother Nature Network

Members of a Muslim youth group spent the weekend collecting trash and otherwise cleaning up national parks around the country — helping out in the midst of the government shutdown. Volunteers with the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) emptied overflowing trash cans, picked up piles of litter and swept the streets in Everglades National Park […]

SuperFly, Gordon Parks and the ‘Pressure to Make Good’

The movie SuperFly that comes out this week shares a name with the 1972 film Super Fly, though “they serve different audiences, they serve different worlds,” as TIME’s film critic Stephanie Zacharek puts it in her review. But, even with all those differences, both movies also share a link to an important part of American […]

A flower-filled walled garden – Gardens Illustrated

Finding a house for sale with not one but three walled gardens could be classed as extremely fortunate. Add to that the bonus of fertile, free-draining, alluvial soil beneath your feet, and it seems Polly Nicholson hit 
the horticultural jackpot when she, her husband Ed and their four children, moved 
to Blacklands ten years ago. […]