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Around 600,000 Children Worldwide Die Annually Due to Air Pollution

by John Raphael | Nature World News |Nov 04, 2016

air-pollutionA new report from the United Nations Children's Fund revealed that around 300 million children in the world are exposed to highly toxic air pollution when outdoors, with about 600,000 of them dying every year due to illnesses and disease caused by or exacerbated by air pollution.The report showed that the vast majority of children who are exposed to high levels of air pollution live in South Asia, where pollution is at least six times higher than the safe levels imposed by the World Health Organization. [+] read more

Survey to Establish How Much Children Play in the Countryside

by Editor | IOM Today |Nov 04, 2016

imageA UK charity is conducting a survey of local parents to learn about their children’s outdoor play practices to inform a new nature play project they are launching. The Manx Wildlife Trust will begin construction of a 60-acre nature play trail this autumn. Though the project will take several years to complete, thousands of children and adults are expected to benefit from the effort. [+] read more

‘Wilderness’ Explores the Therapeutic Power of Roughing It

by Miriam Felton-Dansky | Village Voice |Nov 04, 2016

theater_11022016_dansky_wilderness_maria_baranovaA new documentary drama follows a group of teens combating anger, depression, addiction through a hardcore wilderness therapy program. Wilderness, by veteran experimental company En Garde Arts, uses interviews with real teens and their families to explore the topic of wilderness therapy for teens [+] read more

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Oregon Decides on Whether to Fund an Outdoor School Program
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The Anti-Helicopter Parent’s Plea: Let Kids Play!

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