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Millennials are Tackling Nature-Deficit Disorder

Millennials are Tackling Nature-Deficit Disorder
Santa Fe, NM. July 25, 2013. The Children & Nature Network today announced the publication of the Natural Leaders Network 2013 Curriculum Guide. The purpose of this Guide is to serve as a resource and practical tool for developing young leaders who will help to reconnect children with nature.

Young leaders throughout North America are worried about the disconnect between children and nature—and many are doing something about it. Richard Louv, co-founder of the Children & Nature Network (C&NN) and Chairman Emeritus, coined the phrase nature-deficit disorder to describe this societal change in which so many children and youth are sedentary, indoors and missing the many benefits from direct experiences in nature. Rising to the challenge, the Children & Nature Network created the opportunity for outstanding young people to co…

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