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Ecoliteracy

Children Ecoliteracy Future Generation Nature Red Soil Spring

Many of the world's current problems stem from a disconnect between humans and the natural systems that support and sustain us and also from a lack of understanding of the natural cycles that shape all life on this planet. Ecoliteracy, a short form for 'ecological literacy' is all about making sure that people understand and feel emotionally connected to the natural world around them and can use that understanding to tackle the problems we face and live in a more eco-friendly and sustainable way. Ecoliteracy Means o      Taking a Holistic View In order to survive and thrive, humanity needs to...

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Children and Nature Play

Children Future Generation Nature Play Outdoor Play Red Soil Spring

Look back on your childhood memories and it is likely that you will look back fondly on time spent sitting under a favourite tree, or climbing it, splashing in puddles, exploring rock pools, paddling in streams, or making daisy chains. But will the next generation of children have the same memories to look back on? Childhood is changing, and sadly, too many children do not have the connection to nature that was second nature to most in years gone by. Nature play is crucial to child development, and happiness. But all too often it is scheduled out as children's time...

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