Kids who play outdoors likely to protect environment: study - News Summed Up

Kids who play outdoors likely to protect environment: study


Researchers from University of British Columbia Okanagan in Canada, interviewed about 50 students between the ages of 18 to 25. Children who spend more time outdoors express a continued love of nature as young adults and are more likely to help protect the environment, a new study has found. Researchers from University of British Columbia Okanagan in Canada, interviewed about 50 students between the ages of 18 to 25. The study found that 87 per cent of the respondents who played outside as children expressed a continued love of nature as young adults. "Our findings imply that providing positive childhood experiences in nature, such as outdoor school programmes, may help to develop care for the environment in adults," Broom said.


Source: dna March 18, 2017 08:48 UTC



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