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30 Days Wild: A 5 Year Review

Each year for the past 5 years we’ve been evaluating the impact of 30 Days Wild for The Wildlife Trusts. The impact of 30 Days Wild is confirmed each year with peer reviewed research papers published for each of the first 3 … Continue reading

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Nature Notes – an app for Noticing the Good Things in Nature

Last year we published research showing how a smartphone app that prompted people to notice and note the good things in nature was good for people’s wellbeing. Bringing clinically significant improvements in quality of life for those with a mental … Continue reading

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Tune into Nature Music Prize

A couple of years ago I had the idea for an arts prize to help foster a closer relationship with nature. I’m pleased to say that, thanks to the support of Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Selfridges, Tileyard London, Martyn Ware and … Continue reading

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A New Relationship with Nature: what it means and what we can do

The climate crisis, wildlife emergency and Covid-19 pandemic show that the relationship between people and the rest of nature is failing. This briefing draws together key findings from our research into human-nature connections. The purpose is to inform people of … Continue reading

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Finding a Friend in Nature

Even when we can’t get out and about, nature can still help us keep well. When required to stay at, or close to home, and be socially distant, it’s important to look after your mental wellbeing. Your wellbeing can benefit … Continue reading

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At challenging times nature can lend a hand

We are taking our first steps into some difficult months. A serious threat to physical health for some, combined with social restrictions for all, presents challenges for mental health. It’s pleasing that the impact on mental wellbeing is being recognised … Continue reading

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Nature connectedness and noticing nature: Key components of a good life.

For the past six months or so we’ve been working with the National Trust exploring how being connected with nature relates to pro-nature behaviours and wellbeing. In particular we were interested to see how much everyday moments, simply tuning into … Continue reading

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