Research

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Research

Antoine, S., Charles, C., Louv, R. (2012). Together in Nature: Pathways to a Stronger, Closer Family. Children and Nature Network.Retrieved October 26, 2013, from: http://www.childrenandnature.org/downloads/CNN_FamilyBonding_2012.pdf

Arnold, H., Cohen, F., Warner, A. (2009). Youth and environmental action: Perspectives of young environmental leaders on their formative influences. The Journal of Environmental Education, 40:3. 27-36.

Batker, D., de Graaf, J. (2012). What’s the Economy For, Anyway? Why It’s Time to Stop Chasing Growth and Start Pursuing Happiness. New York, NY: Bloomsburg Press.

Burdette, H.L., and Whitaker, R.C. (2005). Resurrecting free play in young children–Looking beyond fitness and fatness to attention, affiliation, and affect. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 159 (1), 46-50.

Chawla, L. (1999). Life paths into effective environmental action. The Journal of Environmental Education. 31 (1), 15-26.

Children and Nature Network provides extensive research and resources: http://www.childrenandnature.org

Clements, R. (2004). An Investigation of the Status of Outdoor Play. Contemporary Issues In Early Childhood, 5(1), 68-80.

Goleman, D., Bennett, L., & Barlow, Z. (2012). Ecoliterate: How educators are cultivating emotional, social, and ecological intelligence. John Wiley & Sons.

Hungerford, H. R., & Volk, T. L. (1990). Changing learner behavior through environmental education. The journal of environmental education, 21(3), 8-21.

Kasser, Crompton, Linn. (2010). Children, Commercialism, and Environmental Sustainability. The Solutions Journal. Retrieved on Oct 1, 2014 from:  http://www.thesolutionsjournal.com/node/571

Kellert, Stephen. (2012). Birthright: People and Nature in the Modern World. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Leonard, A. (2010). The story of stuff: How our obsession with stuff is trashing the planet, our communities, and our health-and a vision for change. Simon and Schuster.

Leonard, Annie (2013). The Story of Solutions (video). Retrieved on Sept 30, 2014 from: http://storyofstuff.org/movies/the-story-of-solutions/

Leslie, C.W., Tallmadge, J., Wessels, T. (1996). Into the Field: A Guide to Locally Focused Teaching. Great Barrington, MA: The Orion Society.

Louv, R. (2005). Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books.

Louv, R. (2012). The nature principle: Human restoration and the end of nature-deficit disorder. Algonquin Books.

Louv, R. (2013, July 2). Using the bully pulpit to connect people to nature: Looking ahead with U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewel. [Blog post]. Retrieved from http://blog.childrenandnature.org/2013/07/02/using-the-bully-pulpit-to-connect-people-to-nature-looking-ahead-with-u-s-secretary-of-the-interior-sally-jewell/

Louv, R. (2013, November 18). The hybrid mind: The more high-tech schools become, the more nature they need. [Blog post]. Retrieved from: http://blog.childrenandnature.org/2013/11/18/the-hybrid-mind-the-more-high-tech-schools-become-the-more-nature-they-need/

Louv, R. (2014). Bring down the barriers! Five causes of Nature-Deficit Disorder; Five challenges for the New Nature Movement. Children and Nature Network. Retrieved on Oct 1, 2014 from: http://blog.childrenandnature.org/2014/09/08/bring-down-the-barriers-five-causes-of-nature-deficit-disorder-five-challenges-for-the-new-nature-movement/

Maniella, F., Agate, J., Clark, B. (2011). Outdoor-based play and connection to nature: A neglected pathway to positive youth development. New Directions for Youth Development, No 130.

McKenzie-Mohr, D. (2013). Fostering sustainable behavior: An introduction to community-based social marketing. New society publishers.

McKibben, Bill. (2010). Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet. New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press.

Northwest Earth Institute (NWEI) provides a rich collection of environmental and sustainability-based discussion courses for little cost: http://www.nwei.org

Orr, D. W. (2004). Earth in mind: On education, environment, and the human prospect. Island Press.

Page, A. S., Cooper, A. R., Griew, P., & Jago, R. (2010). Children’s screen viewing is related to psychological difficulties irrespective of physical activity. Pediatrics, 126(5), 1011-1017.

Palmer, Joy. (1993). Development of concern for the environment and formative experiences of educators. Journal of Environmental Education. Vol 24, No. 3, 26-30.

Payne, Kim John. (2009). Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids. New York, NY: Random House.

Rockwell, C. (Director). (2010). Mother nature’s child: Growing outdoors in the media age [Motion picture]. United States: Fuzzy Slippers Production. 

Rideout, V. J., Foehr, U. G., & Roberts, D. F. (2010). Generation M [superscript 2]: Media in the Lives of 8-to 18-Year-Olds. Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

Saylan, C., & Blumstein, D. T. (2011). The failure of environmental education (and how we can fix it). Univ of California Press.

Sobel, David. (1996). Beyond Ecophobia: Reclaiming the Heart in Nature Education. Great Barrington, MA: The Orion Society.

Sobel, David. (2004). Place-Based Education: Connecting Classrooms and Communities. Great Barrington, MA: The Orion Society.

Tanner, T. (1980). Significant life experiences: A new research area in environmental education. The Journal of Environmental Education. Vol 11, No. 4. 20-24.