"I recall my father's dark tanned neck, creased with lines of dust, as he tilled our garden. I ran ahead of him, pulling rocks and bones and toys from his path." -- The Nature Principle
In Last Child in the Woods, I focused on why children need nature. In my latest book, The Nature Principle, I tell how the whole family -- and whole communities -- can become happier, healthier and smarter through more contact with the natural world.
Here are 10 reasons children and adults need nature:
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