‘nature deficit disorder’

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 90:  Nature Deficit Disorder

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 90: Nature Deficit Disorder

Last year, I read an eye-opening book that helped develop EarthFit in such a way that I couldn’t believe I hadn’t incorporated the ideas before.  That book was “The Nature Principle” by Richard Louv, and it was partly a follow-up to “Last Child In the Woods” and part follow up…

Why Zoos Matter Special Series: Documentary vs Zoo

Why Zoos Matter Special Series: Documentary vs Zoo

An increasingly popular argument against zoos is emerging from the animal rights’ front.  That argument is stating that zoos are becoming obsolete because everything we need to learn about wildlife and conservation can be taught through the internet and documentaries.  That seeing animals in a zoo setting is not like…