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Beyond Knowing Nature – 5 Pathways to Nature Connection

Finding Nature

Owing to the benefits to both human and nature’s well-being, and wide spread disconnection, a connection with nature is something many people and organisations are keen to increase. So there is a need to know how best to do this. We’ve already developed specific interventions, such as 3 good things in nature, but our wider framework of effective routes to nature connection has just been published in Plos One. I’m excited about this work is it provides guidance for those seeking to re-connect people with nature, indeed it has been central to much of our recent nature connections work, for example, guiding the type of activities promoted as part of The Wildlife Trusts highly successful 30 Days Wild campaign.

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From Cambridge to Paradise

Most places I have visited during my Churchill Fellowship have been amazing and inspiring, but one has really challenged me…

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Slimbridge the Eden of ‘modern conservation’?

Slimbridge Wetlands Centre proudly wears the moniker “birthplace of modern conservation”...

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Heligan’s Rescued Gardens

What to call a place that uniquely honours gardeners that lost their lives in World War One?

Sometimes leadership refers to committees for answers, and sometimes there is no choice, with heritage and government departments providing no options. Occasionally however, land tenure, ownership, bureaucracy and process can be separated from the creative influencers that drive inspirational projects, resulting in an enticing name  being found – encouraging visitors, viewers, actors, and restorationists alike…

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The Garden of Eden luring Millions of Humans

The Eden Projects lures humans with inspiration before attempting education...

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London Eels Holiday in Bahamas

Not content with Ibiza, the endangered European Eel travels to the Bahamas to breed. The only problem is that it needs to survive the first 20 years of its life to embark on the sojourn...

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“Churchill offloads Aussie Swans”

At least that is how the headline would be written today.

At the London Wetland Centre, there is an Aussie themed garden that hosts Black Swans which are the progeny of those gifted to Winston Churchill...

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