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December Lucky Stars: Splendor of Our World

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December temperatures might keep you trapped indoors, but this month’s Lucky Stars offer you the chance to reconnect with the outdoors from the warmth of your living room. Get the low-down of the oddly beautiful courtship of…

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The New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof on the Importance of Getting Outdoors

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The New York Times‘ Nicholas Kristof is one of our favorite columnists. Each year he writes about his family’s backpacking vacation trips, reflecting on the importance of preserving our environment and experiencing nature. In all…

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Publication Day: The Nature Principle by Richard Louv

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“The more high-tech our lives become, the more nature we need.”

Richard Louv changed how we view and interact with nature in the New York Times bestseller Last Child in the Woods, which sparked an…

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December 2, 2010

Richard Louv in the New York Times

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In her “Personal Health” column in Tuesday’s New York Times, Jane Brody wrote, “I urge you to read the best-selling book Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv, who coined the phrase ‘nature-deficit disorder.’”…

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March 23, 2010

Last Child In The Woods

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“Today I’m teachin’ you to trap rabbits.”
My life, up to that point, had never necessitated that I hunt or trap my own food. No one has ever let me hold a gun or a…

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January 4, 2010

Last Child in the Woods (of Pandora)

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James Cameron’s new blockbuster movie “Avatar” has been hailed by critics not only for its technological breakthroughs (and high price tag), but also for its moral lessons.
In a few recent interviews, James Cameron mentioned…

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