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Catching Lizards and Nature-Deficit Disorder

AARP Blog – March 01, 2012
By Alejandra Owens

Catching Lizards and Nature-Deficit Disorder As AARP’s Sustainability Manager, Pam Evans has led the effort to incorporate environmentally responsible practices into AARP’s internal business operations. She’s passionate about educating members on the importance of responsible use of resources, and the direct connection between the declining health of the environment and the health of our, and future, generations. I’m reading the most marvelous book, ‘The Nature Principle’ by Richard Louv. Louv, a child advocacy expert, believes that “the future will belong to the nature-smart—those individuals, families, businesses, and political leaders who develop a deeper understanding of the transformative power of the natural world and who balance…
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