Are you a secondary school or tertiary student researching trees in and around your setting grounds? You might be interested to see this research survey information from i-Tree Eco. This includes i-Tree Eco Edinburgh and i-Tree Eco Glasgow. Discover more about the ecosystem services provided by urban trees. Find more [...]
Child in the City (29 July 2022) have shared findings from a study which took place in the Portuguese city of Porto. This study suggests that more must be done to ensure children have access to parks and other green spaces to improve their lung health. The study, published in the [...]
Read about a transformative evaluation approach that captures the impact of learning outdoors. The John Muir Award is used to inspire action for wild places, and narrow the poverty related attainment gap through improving young people’s health, literacy, and numeracy. You can also find the school case study here.
This study examined the mediating role of sensory profiles in the relationships between childhood nature exposure, and adulthood nature relatedness and creativity. Results suggest that children with lower levels of nature exposure grow up to exhibit a high tendency to miss subtle sensory stimuli. In turn, this sensory processing pattern [...]
Check out this post on Funding Nature (10 June 2022) Nature has to be more than our labels. It describes two studies which show that being disconnected from nature is linked to simplistic thinking about nature.
The Children & Nature Network latest bulletin reminds us all of the importance of cultural relevancy and understanding when engaging communities with nature. They share papers in their research library on how different people, including children, engage with nature in different places.