The Nature Principle: Human Restoration and the End of Nature-Deficit Disorder

The Nature Principle: Human Restoration and the End of Nature-Deficit Disorder


By (author) Richard Louv

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  • Format: Hardback | 317 pages
  • Dimensions: 160mm x 231mm x 30mm | 658g
  • Publication date: 10 May 2011
  • ISBN 10: 1565125819
  • ISBN 13: 9781565125810
  • Sales rank: 128,699

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For many of us, thinking about the future conjures up images of Cormac McCarthy s "The Road" a post-apocalyptic dystopia stripped of nature. Richard Louv, author of the landmark bestseller "Last Child in the Woods," urges us to change our vision of the future, suggesting that if we reconceive environmentalism and sustainability, they will evolve into a larger movement that will touch every part of society.This New Nature Movement taps into the restorative powers of the natural world to boost mental acuity and creativity; promote health and wellness; build smarter and more sustainable businesses, communities, and economies; and ultimately strengthen human bonds. Supported by groundbreaking research, anecdotal evidence, and compelling personal stories, Louv offers renewed optimism while challenging us to rethink the way we live."

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Louv describes the many ways in which reconnecting to the natural world is fundamental to human well-being I believe [Louv s] onto something important, and not just for children So consider this a bit of health care advice: Get outside and dive in - nose first. Charlotte Observer "