By 2050, the percentage of individuals that live in urban areas will rise to over 60 percent. In this article, Richard Louv explores what this means in terms of human physical and mental well-being. Louv describes an urban approach that would help connect people to nature and a new initiative to help young people do just that.
“… a new kind of city, one that connects people to nature where they live, work, learn and play, a city that nurtures the health, learning and creativity of humans and serves as an incubator for biodiversity.”
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Louv, Richard. 2014 Dec 29. 2015:Year of the Nature Rich City? Children & Nature Network: The New Nature Movement. http://bit.ly/1J2otdZ