22ndNovember 2022

Connection to Nature briefing

22.11.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

This Natural England briefing (published 7 November 2022) focuses on the evidence for connection to nature. It is one of a series that summarises evidence of the links between the natural environment and a range of outcomes. The notes are aimed at: policy makers, practitioners, practice enablers (including Natural England), [...]

2ndNovember 2022

Generation Green Impact Report

02.11.22|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

The Field Studies Council have worked with YHA, National Parks, Scouts, Guiding and Outward Bound on the Generation Green project in England last year. This collaborative project engaged over 115,000 young people with nature, and included FSC biodiversity training, wildlife guides and school visits. Amongst its findings, the report found [...]

20thOctober 2022

Statistics shared on young people and nature

20.10.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , |

The Children & Nature Network share a ‘stats sheet’ for youth in nature, on their news round-up page. This includes research findings that 59% of young people feel “very worried” or “extremely worried” about climate change, according to a survey of 10,000 16- to 25-year-olds from 10 countries. It also [...]

4thAugust 2022

Developing nature based skills in young people and connecting children to nature in urban settings

04.08.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cities Connecting Children to Nature have shared some great resources. These are designed  to support those working to connect urban children to nature and develop outdoor nature based skills in young people.  The strategic toolkit and guidance document are set in the US context, but will be of value to [...]

21stJuly 2022

A review of Nature-Based Early Childhood Education and Children’s Social, Emotional and Cognitive Development

21.07.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

Nature-based early childhood education and children's social, emotional and cognitive development: A mixed methods systematic review  has been published 13 May 2022 in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. It has been shared by Shared by MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow. The [...]