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A new RSPB research report ‘Connecting with Nature’ for the first time establishes a clear definition of connection to nature and a method for measuring it. The report also highlights a wide range of benefits for children, society and the environment and reveals how connected to nature children are across the UK. Worryingly, the results show that currently only 21% of 8–12 year olds in the UK have a level of connection to nature that the RSPB considers to be a realistic and achievable target for all children. More