search news


  • RSS
  • Add To My MSN
  • Add To Windows Live
  • Add To My Yahoo
  • Add To Google
06/11/2013

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