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Why Our Resilience May Rely More On Relationships Than Personal Fortitude

Why Our Resilience May Rely More On Relationships Than Personal Fortitude

There’s a line of thinking that goes – we only get in life what we can handle. But, it turns out, sometimes we actually get more than we can deal with.  The conventional wisdom is often that when something bad happens to us, we’re able to bounce back, move on, get back on that horse – whichever cliché you prefer.  But research from ASU shows that may not actually be the case. Suniya Luthar has been studying this for three decades…

 

Where Did National Forests Go? Green Spaces Disappear From Google Maps

 Apple (left) and Google screenshots of the Willamette National Forest. The pins in each image indicate where each app says the forest is located, when searched.  Apple & Google/Screenshots by NPR


Apple (left) and Google screenshots of the Willamette National Forest. The pins in each image indicate where each app says the forest is located, when searched.
Apple & Google/Screenshots by NPR

If you looked at Google Maps this week, you might have noticed something strange: There is less green.  Typically, mint green highlights designate publicly owned wild spaces on Google’s maps. But as of this writing, some of those public lands have gone gray. The locations are still searchable, but if you don’t already know the park or forest exists, and where exactly, you might not be able to find it.  No green space is safe: Many of the missing parks are national forests, but some are state forests, Bureau of Land Management recreation areas, wildlife refuges and wilderness areas. Some, like the Blue Hills Reservation…

 

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