Developing an Earth-bound Culture

Author: Moore, Robin, and Cosco, Nilda

Remember your childhood adventures in the backyard or nearby park? Remember the way that a day spent playing out­doors in fresh air and sunlight, in touch with plants and animals held a special quality all its own? Childhood is the most critical developmental stage in the human life cycle, and a small but growing body of research indicates that daily experience of nature has a measurable impact on healthy child development.