Posted by: macintoshsisters | February 24, 2008

Trail guides cater to iPod generation

More guides to come in Wilkes-Barre and surrounding areas
Nick Podolak

In Last Child of the Woods, a book by Richard Louv, the author describes a generation that has become disconnected with Mother Nature and instead plugged into televisions and computers.

“This guy came up with a term called NDD…Nature Deficit Disorder,” Wilkes ecologist and biology professor Dr. Ken Klemow said. “The question is, what will this bring 20 years into the future?”

To answer his own question, Klemow and his students are working on a project that reunites nature and humans–creating podcast trail guides in the Wilkes-Barre and surrounding areas for those suffering from NDD.

FULL article at The Beacon



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