Kool on nature education for children

April 9, 2018
Shaw TV Nanaimo

School of Environment and Sustainability Prof. Rick Kool joined Shaw Nanaimo’s Change the World host Guy Dauncey talking about the benefits of outdoor school programs.

Here is an excerpt:

"Every generation, it seems, has had a shrunken opportunity, in the urban environments especially, to have any engagement with anything that is somewhat natural […]. The evidence about the benefits of engaging with nature is pretty significant. So you could say that this disengagement from nature might be causing problems."

Watch the full interview.