Tag: nature deficit disorder

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, October 16

Written by | October 16th, 2013

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In today’s green news, a giant deep sea fish, a deficit of nature and something for which to check food labels.

  1. There’s a fox in the hen house…err, in the white house gardens, and the shutdown means it stays for now. (Atlantic Monthly)
  2. Airborne agricultural pollution is threatening national parks across the country. (LA Times)
  3. Check your food labels for this oil, because it’s destroying rainforests in Indonesia. (New York Times)
  4. Holy oarfish! This 18-foot, rarely seen, deep sea creature was found off California’s coast. (National Geographic)
  5. Nature deficit disorder is “damaging” children. Get them outside! (BBC News)

The Kids Are Alright

Written by | September 16th, 2011

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A colleague had to decide between giving their 10-year-old son a week at camp in Minnesota or an iPad. For Sanjayan the answer was easy, and surprising.

7 Reasons for a New Nature Movement

Written by | June 2nd, 2011

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Journalist and author Richard Louv says our culture is addicted to oil and despair. To kick the habits he suggests we need a new vision of environmentalism and sustainability.

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