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88% of Teens Agree That Their Generation Is Disconnected From Nature

PR Web – October 31, 2012
By PR Web

88% of Teens Agree That Their Generation Is Disconnected From Nature Between jobs, Facebook, online gaming, school, or in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, bad weather, many teens forgo opportunities to breathe in an autumn breeze or otherwise connect with the planet around them by doing something in nature. In fact, 88% of teens feel that their generation is disconnected from nature reports StageofLife.com, an online blogging community for teens and college students. The site asked over 4,442 high school and college students to answer the question, “How has nature inspired you?” via a 500 word essay as part of its national writing contest, along with a 15-question national survey that…
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