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Learning outdoors: growing explorers, not robots Efforts to reconnect cotton wool-wrapped kids with the great outdoors are not limited to rural areas. We visit two London projects where nat... Society
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What to say to children instead of ‘be careful’ How can the words we choose when talking to children outdoors encourage skills such as observation and self-reliance?... Society
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Could a natural history GCSE reconnect young people with nature? Experts agree that children have far too little contact with the natural world. Could lessons about flora and fauna – a natural history GCSE... Education Environment Youth
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‘Nature deserves better than resignation and negativity’ Mary Colwell is the driving force behind a petition to urge the government to develop a GCSE in natural history. She explains why she believ... Education Environment Perspective Youth
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Pilgrimage: a change is afoot in Britain Recent years have seen a resurgence of interest in pilgrimage; journeying on foot. Now that it is open to all – religious or not – how can i... Lifestyle
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In photographs: the beauty of planet Earth From a flower on a balcony in Manchester to a herd of elephants in South Africa, the winning images from the 2016 Outdoor Photographer of th... Arts

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