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How to Encourage Your Child to Play Outdoors

How to Encourage Your Child to Play Outdoors

By Robin Jacobs, Posted April 14th, 2014

Kids spend about seven hours a day plugged into media devices. Are modern parenting trends keeping them inside?

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Evidence Grows Linking Autism with Pollution

Evidence Grows Linking Autism with Pollution

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 4th, 2014

Patterns of autism match patterns of pollution-caused birth defects.

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What it’s Like Raising Children Off-Grid

What it’s Like Raising Children Off-Grid

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted September 27th, 2012

We wanted to raise “free-range children”, and learned how much active parenting was required…

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Link Found Between Air Pollution and Childhood Obesity

Link Found Between Air Pollution and Childhood Obesity

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 30th, 2012

Prenatal exposure to air pollution may double the chance of child’s obesity by age 5…

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Why Eating Family Meals Together is Still Important Today

Why Eating Family Meals Together is Still Important Today

By Lindsay Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted December 8th, 2011

Mealtimes are when children learn family values and families develop their culture

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6 Tips for Safer Cell Phone Use

6 Tips for Safer Cell Phone Use

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 23rd, 2011

“I can’t tell you that cell phones are dangerous, but I can tell you that I’m not sure they’re safe.” – Devra Davis

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Clearing a Path to Nature

Clearing a Path to Nature

By Richard Louv, Posted May 28th, 2009

The disengagement of children from nature has begun to alarm some of America’s more thoughtful naturalists, scientists, and environmentalists.

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Congress moves to ban BPA from all food containers

Congress moves to ban BPA from all food containers

By Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Posted April 10th, 2009

Studies prove BPA linked to numerous health risks, including cancer and diabetes.

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The Real Cost of ‘Virtual Nature’

The Real Cost of ‘Virtual Nature’

By Brenda Scott Royce, Posted March 11th, 2009

Can robotic replicas and digital imagery inspire children to a love of nature?

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Environmental websites for kids

Environmental websites for kids

By Greg Seaman, Posted March 5th, 2009

Many parents are concerned that their children spend too much time indoors on the computer. This time is put to good use, however, when children learn how to become stewards of their environment.

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How to get your child excited about nature

How to get your child excited about nature

By Greg Seaman, Posted February 5th, 2009

Children are born with an innate curiosity about the natural world around them. How can we help them satisfy it?

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Feeding Our Future

Feeding Our Future

By Michael Ableman, Posted January 28th, 2009

Imagine a world where students could plant, harvest and cultivate the foods they eat in their school cafeterias.

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Pesticides & Kids – why you should be concerned

Pesticides & Kids – why you should be concerned

By Karen R. Forbes, Posted January 28th, 2009

We are adding more chemicals in one form or another to our soil, food, water and homes. Is this a healthy trend?

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Outdoor Pesticides – are they worth the risk?

Outdoor Pesticides – are they worth the risk?

By Kimberly Monaghan, Posted January 28th, 2009

Now is the time to take a second look at what we decide to pass on to our families, our pets and our environment.

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Leave No Child Inside

Leave No Child Inside

By Richard Louv, Posted January 27th, 2009

… we must pass on to our children the joy and value of playing outside in nature.

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Researchers find simpler lifestyle builds fit children

Researchers find simpler lifestyle builds fit children

By Andre Picard, Posted January 27th, 2009

The solution to North America’s epidemic of childhood obesity could be as simple as looking to the past.

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Spending time in nature, a natural remedy for ADHD

Spending time in nature, a natural remedy for ADHD

By The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, reported in Scienceblog, Posted January 27th, 2009

Children with attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) should spend some quality time outdoors when they are not in school, according to a nationwide study.

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