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Richard Louv's Book "Our Wild Calling" Analyzes The Power Of Relationships With Animals

Talk of Iowa, hosted by Charity Nebbe

In 2005, Richard Louv came out with his book “Last Child in the Woods,” a story that managed to put into words something a lot of people were worrying about - a disconnect between children and nature. In his book, he introduced the term nature-deficit disorder and globalized a movement.

Fourteen years later, Louv is still focusing on that connection with nature in his latest book, “Our Wild Calling: How Connecting with Animals Can Transform Our Lives and Save Theirs.”

This episode originally aired in December 2019.

Guest:

  • Richard Louv, author of “Our Wild Calling and “Last Child in the Woods”
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