In his few years of angling and rock pooling, Archie’s made good friends with fish, crabs, limpets and anemones. And he’s finding new mates all the time. A study has shown that connection to nature is a strong predictor of children’s interests in environmentally-friendly practices.[i]
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[i] Cheng, J. C-H and Monroe, M.C. (2012) Connection to Nature: Children’s Affective Attitude Toward Nature. Environment and Behavior 44: 31–49