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International C&NN Connect

If you want to meet members from all over the world then this is the group for you! Post news, views and information from any and all countries.

Location: World-wide
Members: 80
Latest Activity: Jun 11, 2014

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C&NN's Tool Kits Now In Spanish, Chinese, and French

Greetings International Friends:I'm excited to share that C&NN's free Nature Club tool kits…Continue

Tags: chinese, spanish, french, international

Started by Tane S. Danger Mar 18, 2014.

Any tips for financially supporting nature education internationally? 2 Replies

Hello! We are a nature education and conservation organization that built ourselves from the extensive resources of the C&NN serving our Chinese community in Guizhou, China. We've had huge…Continue

Started by Katie Scott. Last reply by Katie Scott Jan 25, 2013.

Humane killing and eating of animals in an outdoor session with children

Hello EveryoneI've been asked to locate and source advice and guidance about the humane killing and eating of animals as part of an outdoor session with children and young people. I have been told by…Continue

Started by Juliet Robertson Aug 31, 2012.

Royal Horticultural Society Gardening Research 8 Replies

Hello EveryoneHere's an interesting and detailed piece of research that's just come out in the UK about the impact of gardening in schools. I think it would be relevant to other countries too.…Continue

Tags: gardening, school, RHS

Started by Juliet Robertson. Last reply by Juliet Robertson Jun 8, 2012.

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Comment by Suz Lipman on March 23, 2012 at 8:56am

Richard Louv and Nature-Deficit are the subject of this story in Zeit Online, which quotes Elias Canetti (story is in German):

http://bit.ly/GIEhoO

Comment by Suz Lipman on March 17, 2012 at 9:04am

Folks here might be interested in this story about bike lanes in the Netherlands. It speaks to confronting fears with action. The resulting infrastructure has helped the Dutch get a 40-yr head start on many other places in making streets safer for cyclists of all ages -- Kids are independent from earlier ages, and outdoor activity and fitness is incorporated into a great many people's everyday lives. Here's the story:

http://www.childrenandnature.org/news/detail/a_view_from_the_cycle_...

Comment by Juliet Robertson on March 7, 2012 at 1:11pm

Yes - Well spotted Suz!

Comment by Suz Lipman on March 7, 2012 at 11:59am

Thanks for that last story, Juliet. We ended up posting that on our C&NN News web site:

http://www.childrenandnature.org/news/detail/forest_play_boosts_pre...

Here's another, which I also may have seen on one of your feeds:

UK National Trust Says Children are Denied the Joys of Nature:

http://www.childrenandnature.org/news/detail/uk_national_trust_chil...

Comment by Juliet Robertson on February 27, 2012 at 12:28am

Pre-school children mediate naturally when playing in woods - interesting article from Wales http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-17099694

Comment by Juliet Robertson on February 17, 2012 at 11:22am

Yes - well spotted!

Comment by Judy Molland on February 17, 2012 at 10:21am

Love this! Thanks for forwarding, Suz!

Comment by Suz Lipman on February 17, 2012 at 7:12am

News from the U.K.:

The UK National Trust is connecting kids to nature. http://bit.ly/A8vnD4 Says their director Fiona Reynolds: "More kids go to the hospital having fallen out of bed than having fallen out of a tree."

Comment by Judy Molland on February 4, 2012 at 9:24am

Thanks, Suz!

Comment by Suz Lipman on February 4, 2012 at 9:19am

Hi Judy, I'm really glad to hear that. It makes complete sense that people come to the movement at different times. Great that you and others have resources for them when they do! And wonderful that "Get Out" continues to connect people to nature.

 

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