CBC: Get Those Kids Outside & Let Them Play…

Get those kids outside and let them play, occupational therapist urges Angela Hanscom says children struggle to develop strength and balance “Kids should be spending at least three hours outdoors a day — and preferably left to their own devices, a pediatric occupational therapist is recommending.”

NextCity: What Can Bees Teach Us About Building Better Ecosystems

Vacant land and urban agriculture are rejuvenating wild bee populations. Bees love cities. What can cities do to love them back? STORY BY Jen KinneyTwitter PUBLISHED ON May 28, 2018 Facebook Twitter Email Last summer, Paul Maeillo had to clear a vacant lot in North Philadelphia, and he wasn’t happy about it. He’d done it…

Return to Now: Kids Spend Less Time Outside Than Prisoners

Kids spend less time outside than prisoners “While inmates at maximum security prisons in the U.S. are guaranteed at least 2 hours of outdoor time a day, half of children worldwide spend less than an hour outside, reports TreeHugger.com.”