[:en]Is Nature Your Brain’s Miracle Medicine? – Reader’s Digest[:]

[:en]Is Nature Your Brain’s Miracle Medicine? – Reader’s Digest[:]

[:en]“People underestimate the happiness effect” of being outdoors, says Lisa Nisbet, an assistant professor of psychology at Canada’s Trent University. “We don’t think of it as a way to increase happiness. We think other things will, like shopping or TV,” she adds. “We evolved in nature. It’s strange we’d be so disconnected.” Read the full article here : Benefits of Nature_ How Nature Helps Your Brain _ Reader’s Digest[:]

[:en]Engagement with natural environment a significant contributor to life satisfaction – Science Daily[:]

[:en]Engagement with natural environment a significant contributor to life satisfaction – Science Daily[:]

[:en]”New research at Oregon State University empirically demonstrates that a variety of mechanisms for engaging nature significantly contribute to a person’s overall well-being.” Read the full article here : Engagement with natural environment a significant contributor to life satisfaction — ScienceDaily   Reference : Oregon State University. “Engagement with natural environment a significant contributor to life satisfaction.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 20 April 2017. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170420132328.htm>.[:]

[:en]Concord nonprofit offers therapy through nature – Boston Globe[:]

[:en]Concord nonprofit offers therapy through nature – Boston Globe[:]

[:en]”Founded in 1983, the Nature Connection is a Concord-based nonprofit organization that delivers educational and therapeutic nature programs to individuals with limited or no access to the outdoors at residential schools, special needs facilities, nursing homes, at-risk youth programs, and Alzheimer’s care programs.” Read the full article by Cindy Cantrell published in the Boston Globe here : Concord nonprofit offers therapy through nature – The Boston Globe[:]

[:en]New Study Shows Americans’ Deep Appreciation for Nature, Barriers to Connection – Sumter County Times[:]

[:en]New Study Shows Americans’ Deep Appreciation for Nature, Barriers to Connection – Sumter County Times[:]

[:en]”The findings from an unprecedented national study of Americans’ relationship to nature reveal an alarming disconnection, but also widespread opportunities for reconnecting. The results are prompting nature conservation, environmental education and outdoor recreation leaders to rethink how they work to connect people with nature.” The full article here : New Study Shows Americans’ Deep Appreciation for Nature, Barriers to Connection _ SumterCountyTimes  [:]

[:fr]Une artiste cyborg utilise un implant pour se connecter à la nature – L’atelier.net[:]

[:fr]Une artiste cyborg utilise un implant pour se connecter à la nature – L’atelier.net[:]

[:fr]”Connectée à la nature et à ses caprices grâce à un implant cutané, l’artiste Moon Ribas se revendique cyborg et augmente ses sens pour se reconnecter aux phénomènes naturels. Hybridée dans son environnement, elle questionne le rapport de l’homme à sa nature propre grâce à la technologie.” Cliquez sur le lien pour lire l’article de Théo Roux pour le site l’Atelier.net  : Une artiste cyborg utilise un implant pour se connecter à la nature _ L’Atelier _ Accelerating Innovation La vidéo de l’artiste Moon Ribas  : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Un4MFR-vNI[:]

[:en]One Man’s Plan to Transform a Major City Into a National Park – National Geographic[:]

[:en]One Man’s Plan to Transform a Major City Into a National Park – National Geographic[:]

[:en] ““Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity,” Muir wrote in 1901. Our concept of parks, especially in North America, Europe, and Australia, has remained largely unchanged since. Daniel Raven-Ellison, a self-described “guerrilla geographer” and National Geographic explorer, would like to change it…” Read the full article here : One Man’s Plan to Turn London Into a National Park[:]