why children benefit from an interaction with nature

Posted on February 19, 2013 By PLBMaster

In 2005, author Richard Louv identified the phenomena of ‘Nature Deficit Disorder’ in his book titled Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder. According to Louv, Nature Deficit Disorder is when children are alienated from nature, which leads to a number of behavioural issues, including diminished use of the senses, attention [...]

more trees please at better homes & gardens live sydney

Posted on September 26, 2012 By NGIA Admin

This years message of ‘More Trees Please’ was proudly on show at this years Sydney Better Homes & Gardens LIVE. The event welcomed 32,255 visitors over the 14-16th of September, an 11% increase on last years attendance. This is the second year that Better Homes & Gardens LIVE have allocated us a 6x3m space to [...]

thermo imaging supports more trees please

Posted on May 10, 2012 By NGIA Admin

Scantherma, a company specialising in thermal energy inspections, reported recently after a trial flight over the city of Perth the effects of green life on urban surface temperatures. On Tuesday, March 6th 2012, the team at Scantherma took to the skies on an aerial excursion to identify and map energy usage in Perth with the [...]

trees shading visitors to melbourne international flower & garden show valued at nearly $6 million

Posted on March 27, 2012 By NGIA Admin

Visitors to the internationally regarded Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show this week will be walking among trees valued at nearly $6 million. New software has enabled the City of Melbourne to put an environmental value to the trees within the southern section of Carlton Gardens where the Show is located. According to Nursery & [...]