Rowanbank Environmental Arts & Education commissioned ethnographic research with children aged 9 to 11, in May 2021. These children live in areas of multiple deprivation in Edinburgh, Scotland. Two Primary 6 groups learned about climate change and the natural world, across five weeks of outdoor workshops held in a local [...]
This report from the Children and Nature Network (July 2021) describes barriers to people connecting with nature. These include public greenspace barriers, personal barriers and school-related barriers.
Our Bright Future shares this call for policy makers to produce guidance to schools. They argue that at least an hour of lesson time per day should be spent outdoors. This webpage also includes links to helpful short videos on outdoor learning from Ulster Wildlife as part of their #LearnMoreOutdoors [...]
The Children & Nature Network have signposted research articles on parent-child communication in different contexts. Parent-child communications can improve in the outdoors. See how shared outdoor adventures can create, maintain and enhance family well-being.
This Finding Nature blog (15 July 2021) with Dr Carly Butler, reports on a recent People and Nature Survey in England. Fewer people reported feeling a part of nature, despite nature being cited as important for people during the first lockdown in spring 2020.