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Re-wild the child

June 13th, 2016

Episode 1200 of 1326 episodes

Guardian columnist George Monbiot argues that the more time children spend in the wild, the more they thrive in school and in life. And, according to Dr Rachael Sharman, this idea is backed by new research into the benefits of nature-based, unstructured play.