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Seriously, Will Nature-Deficit Disorder Turn Fatal?

The Sunbreak – May 03, 2012
By Michael van Baker

Seriously, Will Nature-Deficit Disorder Turn Fatal? Remember nature-deficit disorder? As a former nature boy who spent an inordinate amount of time ankle-deep in creeks, I recall reading Richard Louv‘s Last Child in the Woods with a great deal of interest. That’s the book where journalist Louv put his finger on the thready pulse of kids who have never been allowed to meet nature on its own terms. If they go outside, unplugged, at all, it’s to a denatured, “stay on the trail” environment. With that in mind, watch this video of a lionness at the Oregon Zoo trying to eat a baby dressed in a zebra…
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