Children and Nature: Awakening a Sense of Wonder (1997)


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In this program, produced by the Foundation for Global Community,
Dr. Jane Goodall describes her profound desire to provide experiences for children which bond them to the natural world and the program she has initiated in 29 countries to accomplish this --Roots & Shoots. Others who join her in expressing the necessity of enabling children to form a close relationship with nature include Dr. Sylvia Earle, world-renowned marine biologist and author of the book Sea Change; Lee Cole, naturalist and children's guide at Hidden Villa Farm and Wilderness Preserve in California; and Jeff Rutherford, president of the Marine Research Institute which facilitates children's programs on San Francisco Bay. (27 min.)


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