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Wes Annac – From: The Environmental News Network – Children Benefit From Getting Outdoors – 8 February 2015

wesannac2Taken from The Environmental News Network.

The health benefits of active outdoor pursuits over sedentary indoor pastimes are well known and increasingly highlighted in the battle against childhood obesity and its long-term consequences.

People of all ages extol the virtues of getting some fresh air, particularly for a generation of children in which, according to a Mothercare survey last year, more than a quarter play outside for less than half an hour a week. Continue reading