Children's needs for nature

Children's needs for nature

Published on 13 November 2021
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Transcript
00:00
The People and Nature Survey for England Children’s survey
00:05
Chapter List
00:05
Chapter 1 the positive role of nature in children's well beings
00:06
Chapter 2 natural spaces are important for connection
00:06
Chapter 3 environmental concern was high among children
00:11
Chapter 1
00:11
Eight in ten (83%) of children interviewed agreeing that being in nature made them very happy
00:13
Four in five (81%) children reported being happy
00:15
Three per cent reported being unhappy
00:21
Chapter 2
00:22
Seventy per cent of children said that they want to spend more time outdoors with friends
00:23
44% reported wanting more time outdoors at school
00:25
81% of children stated that they had spent less time outside with friends due to coronavirus
00:31
Chapter 3
00:32
Eight in ten (82%) agreed that they would like to do more to protect the environment
00:33
78% said that protecting the environment was important to them
00:41
Meeting children’s needs for nature is essential to their mental health
00:43
Seventy per cent wanted to spend more time outside with their friends 44% wanted to spend more time outdoors in general A third (32%) said that they wanted to spend more time outside with people they live with