Is "nature deficit disorder" a pandemic or a farce? Share your thoughts about environmental education
Fear mongering is effective because it feeds our emotions, but do such tactics actually help improve life on earth?
Today there are signs that we have grown increasingly complacent about our natural lands to the point where we risk not knowing how to find our way out…outdoors that is.
We hate TV, but we have a favorite show…we hate electronic eavesdropping, but we love it when it is used to capture a fiendish criminal. We love to hate it. We hate to love it.
With an ever increasing mound of scientific research indicating that kids who spend time outside tend to be smarter, happier, and healthier, the idea that children need nature is not novel.