Talk of Alaska: ‘Nature Deficit Disorder’

The No Child Left Behind Act has pulled schools away from environmental education at the very time when children need more contact with the natural world. The symptoms of something called “Nature Deficit Disorder” are showing up as increasing obesity and video game addiction. But that’s just the beginning. Can we get kids back outside?

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HOST: Steve Heimel, APRN



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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide

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