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Battling the Nature Deficit with Nature Play

American Journal of Play – December 01, 2011
By American Journal of Play

Battling the Nature Deficit with Nature Play Richard Louv and Cheryl Charles research and write about play in natural settings. Louv, a journalist and recent visiting professor at Clemson University, is the author of eight books including the best-selling Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder (2005) and The Nature Principle (2011). His regular column appeared in the San Diego Union-Tribune for more than twenty years. He has also written for the New York Times and Times of London and for Outside and Parents magazines. He has served on the editorial advisory board of Parents and received the Audubon Medal in 2008. Cheryl…
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