If children lose contact with nature, they won’t fight for it

With half of their time spent at screens, the next generation will be poorly equipped to defend the natural world from harm. The Guardian’s George Monbiot ‘One woe doth tread upon another’s heel, So fast they follow“. That radical green pressure group PriceWaterhouseCoopers warns that even if the present rate of global decarbonisation were to double, weContinue reading “If children lose contact with nature, they won’t fight for it”

CHILDREN AND NATURE : Nature Deficit Disorder

Global Voices for Justice interviews Richard Louv, author of The Nature Principle, Last Child in the Woods, The Web of Life, and other books. Louv shares a hopeful message for every area of life from more productive workplaces, to better classroom learning and healing our nature-starved spirits.

CHILDREN AND NATURE : Richard Louv’s ‘The Nature Principle’

The immediacy of Richard Louv‘s message in Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder galvanized an international movement to reconnect children with nature. Now, in The Nature Principle, Louv reaches even further with a powerful call to action for the rest of us. Our society, says Louv, has developed such anContinue reading “CHILDREN AND NATURE : Richard Louv’s ‘The Nature Principle’”

Children and Nature USA : Campaigns to Get Children Outdoors Make Progress

Three times more children and youth getting outdoors in nature from 2009 to 2011—some good from Children & Nature Network (C&NN) survey!  The 2011 Children & Nature Network (C&NN) survey of grassroots leaders of regional, statewide and provincial campaigns shows a three-fold increase in the number of children and youth getting outdoors in nature fromContinue reading “Children and Nature USA : Campaigns to Get Children Outdoors Make Progress”

How do YOU connect with nature?

Tell me here or at Learn From Nature According to Richard Louv, you are part of the New Nature Movement if … You want to reconnect with real life in a virtual age. You’re a student who’s decided to build a career connecting people to nature. You’re an entrepreneur who wants to build a businessContinue reading “How do YOU connect with nature?”