Humans are losing touch with nature – it’s a tragedy with no quick fix
(TheGuardian) British alienation with the countryside points towards the same problem as the rise in alcoholism and gambling addiction: we’ve lost our place in the world. Research published on Monday suggests that British people are becoming increasingly detached from wildlife, the countryside and nature. Seven out of 10 people in the Jordans Cereals survey admitted they felt they were losing touch with the natural world, while a third said they did not know enough about the subject to teach their own children. One in three people could not identify an oak tree.