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Last Child in the Woods

7 Reasons for the New Nature Movement

Richard Louv | Posted 02.24.2016 | Green
Richard Louv

For decades, our culture has struggled with two addictions, to oil and to despair. It's pretty clear by now that we can't kick one of those habits without kicking the other.

7 Ways to Opt Outside All Year Long

Richard Louv | Posted 11.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Richard Louv

The greatest gift we can give is the gift of time. What better way to grow closer to a child, spouse, friend or potential friend, than to leave behind the jarring pressures and electronic static of everyday life, and simply go for a walk in the woods together?

Going On A Techno-Fast: A Break From The Digital World

Richard Louv | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Richard Louv

Nature time can bring us back to our senses. But unplugging the power strip doesn't always come naturally, even for those of us who, by nature, love nature. It requires a conscious act and a change of scenery.

Heartland Institute's Climate Skeptics vs Children: Bet on the Kids

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 04.24.2012 | Education
Carol Pierson Holding

Even if children are faced with a curriculum that demotes climate change to a scientific controversy, they will still act as-if because it's their native culture. It's built in to their screen time: the code for bad-guys is someone who smokes or doesn't recycle.