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The Nature Principle

Nonfiction: Nature
Unabridged   10.25 hour(s)
Publication date: 05/10/2011

The Nature Principle

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Audio CD ISBN:9781611742879
Digital Download ISBN:9781598873580


The bestselling author of Last Child in the Woods reminds adults that they, too—and all of society—can benefit from reconnecting with the land.

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The Nature Principle presents a compelling case that a conscious reconnection to nature can make us whole again and that the future will belong to nature-smart individuals, families, businesses, and communities. Supported by evidence from emerging empirical and theoretical research and eye-opening anecdotes, Louv shows that when we tap into the restorative powers of the natural world we can boost mental acuity and creativity, heal illness, increase immunity, broaden our compassion, and strengthen human bonds. As he says in his introduction, The Nature Principle is “about the power of living in nature—not with it, but in it. The twenty-first century will be the century of human restoration in the natural world.”


“Rick Adamson’s narration is smooth and vivid and lends life to this account of how humans can re-connect with the power of nature to strengthen their bonds and abilities.”
      —The Bookwatch

“May be just what our high-tech, urban culture needs to bring us down to earth.”
      —Publishers Weekly

“Inspiring call to better our lives by celebrating and protecting the living world. . . . Forward-looking teens will be inspired by this upbeat and broadly informative book about how to benefit from and sustain nature.”
      —Booklist [HC starred review]

Author Bio

RICHARD LOUV is a journalist and the author of seven books about the connections between family, nature, and community. His most recent book, Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder, has been translated into nine languages and published in thirteen countries. Louv is the chairman and cofounder of the Children and Nature Network (www.childrenandnature.org) and was awarded the Audubon Medal, presented by the National Audubon Society, in 2008.

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