June 2016 - National Parks Association of Queensland

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Why National Parks Should be Valued – As Told Through the Lens of Children

Town planners and psychologists had been exploring the potential benefits of making natural spaces freely available to children to play and explore for decades. The release of the book Last Child in the Woods (Louv, 2005) articulated the disadvantages of children losing access to ‘wild areas’ once part of the fabric of towns and cities. ‘Nature deficit […]

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