The program discusses a phenomenon called “Nature Deficit Disorder,” a condition describing young people growing up without exposure to the natural environment.

Nature Deficit Disorder 1 June,2007forum

Guests:
Richard Louv, author of "Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder"
Alex Padilla, state senator from District 20 in California's San Fernando Valley
Martin LeBlanc, national youth education director for the Sierra Club
Juan Martinez, volunteer youth coordinator with the Sierra Club and former participant of an outdoors program that transformed his life

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