Nature Connections 2024
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by Miles
6d ago
After a few years of hibernation, our Nature Connections conference is back 24 & 25th June 2024 for a 6th instalment! Since 2015 the event has taken place at the University of Derby, however, this year we’re heading to a ..read more
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Policy for a New Relationship with Nature
Finding Nature | Good for nature, good for you
by Miles
1M ago
Our relationship with nature is failing. Staggering declines in biodiversity, together with climate change show the negative impact of human behaviour over generations. Globally, institutions are recognising the need to fix the human-nature relationship. Here in the UK, we’ve got ..read more
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Counting butterflies for calm, connection, and conservation
Finding Nature | Good for nature, good for you
by Miles
1M ago
Everyday noticing and appreciation of the more-than-human world is vital for developing a sense of nature connectedness. Yet, a 2020 study by University of Derby and the National Trust found that in the United Kingdom, people often don’t pay attention ..read more
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City lovers or Nature lovers?
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by Miles
2M ago
A lot of research compares green spaces to urban spaces and the benefits of green over urban are widely recognised. However, might some people be better adapted to urban spaces? Do city lovers need a different nature prescription to nature ..read more
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The Language Stripes
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by Miles
3M ago
A collaboration between Ochre Dawn, Ben Bowen (Indigenous Literacy Foundation), Araceli Camargo (Centric Lab), Professor Miles Richardson (University of Derby) and Dr Jake M. Robinson (Flinders University). Languages can be a powerful tool to relate to and interconnect with the ..read more
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From Metrics to Mindsets: How We Can Ensure a Love for the Natural World
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by Miles
4M ago
Last week the Government pledged to ‘boost Britain’s access to nature’ and ‘connect the public with the natural world’. This commitment includes funding to encourage more children to spend time outdoors and the establishment of a new National Park. The ..read more
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New forest species stripes with the WWF
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by Miles
6M ago
Since 1970 there’s been a shocking 79% average decline in species – including gorillas, orangutans, hornbills, and so many more – that rely on forests for survival. The new Forest Stripes show the crisis facing our world’s forests in one ..read more
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Launching the Nature Connected Organisations Handbook for sustainable futures and workplace wellbeing
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by Miles
7M ago
A guest blog by Dr Carly Butler, Researcher in Nature Connectedness, University of Derby.   The Nature Connectedness Research Group are delighted to announce the release of a new resource for businesses and other organisations: The Nature Connected Organisations Handbook ..read more
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The Silk Mill Vision of a Nature Connected Society
Finding Nature | Good for nature, good for you
by Miles
7M ago
Major institutions around the world are realising that a sustainable future requires a new relationship with nature. From the UN commissioned Stockholm+50 evidence review to the ‘Exiting the Anthropocene? Exploring fundamental change in our relationship with nature’ briefing from European ..read more
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Beyond Access: Uniting Human and Nature’s Wellbeing
Finding Nature | Good for nature, good for you
by Miles
7M ago
A sustainable future requires more pro-environmental and pro-nature conservation action. Increasingly it is being recognised that fixing the human-nature relationship is an important factor in motivating positive behaviours towards the natural world. As we’ve shown in our recent paper, relationships ..read more
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