Nature nurtures, … its time to nurture nature.

“Is it Nurture, or Nature?” in the book Fit For Purpose Leadership #3, 2018

Below you will find a list of references – 

Although some of the items are not directly referenced in the book the list will grow as I expand my research.

Not in the chapter

In the chapter

  • Barton. J. & Pretty J. (2010) What is the Best Dose of Nature and Green Exercise for Improving Mental Health? Environmental Science & Technology 2010 44 (10), 3947-3955, DOI: 10.1021/es903183r
  • Williams. F. (2017) The Nature Fix, W.W. Norton & Company
  • Kerr. F. Dr. (Feb 28, 2018), Conference Sydney, Wildwon
  • William Pitt (1708-1778) the Earl of Chatham – UK, is attributed for coining the phrase “Lungs of London”.
  • Ming. K. (Sep 16, 2015) Immune system may be the pathway between nature and good health. University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. ScienceDaily.
  • Nichols. W.J. ( 2015 ), Blue Mind, Back Bay Books
  • Reynolds. G. (July 22, 2015), How Walking in Nature Changes the Brain, New York Times
  • Selhub. E. and Logan A.C. (2013), Your Brain on Nature, Collins
  • Ward Thompson. C (2017) Greenspace, health and quality of life as part of the ‘Hard facts about soft values’. Youtube.

“feel the texture, inhale the smells, wonder at the colours, listen to the sounds (nearby and far away), and only if safe – taste what nature has to offer”


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