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The Urgent Call of Nature

Think & Be Happy – March 18, 2014
By Kathy Graham

The Urgent Call of Nature Most of us crave being able to spend time in a forest, or by the sea, or even in our garden if we’re lucky enough to have one. Yet in a world that’s increasingly noisy, dirty, crowded and manmade, doing so is getting harder and harder. In fact in 2008, for the first time in our history, there were more people living in cities than in the countryside, the upshot being that a significant percentage of the population now suffer from ‘nature deficit disorder’. The term was coined by Richard Louv, journalist and author whose books Last Child in the…
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