Connect with Nature
There are so many ways to connect with, understand and truly experience nature. Our future is shared with our planet and we cannot thrive without it. Once we recognise this, we can start to make meaningful changes for the benefit of the Earth, people, animals, and nature as a whole. Our planet is currently facing a climate crisis, but together we can start to heal the damage to ecosystems and biodiversity.
Research proves that connecting with nature can benefit us all in many different ways:
- Improved mental wellbeing
- Changing our behaviour to benefit the environment
- Greater happiness
- Encouraged pro-nature behaviours
- Greater life satisfaction
- View of a greater purpose in life
In keeping with the theme of our new exhibit ‘Thriving Through Nature’, we’ve collated some additional resources to help you connect with nature below!
Here you can find activities to do at home, in the zoo, or out and about. Get stuck in with loved ones, or by yourself! We’ll be updating this page regularly, so be sure to check back throughout the year!
Things to Read
Here you can find resources to learn more about how to connect with nature, and the science behind it. We’ll be updating this page regularly, so be sure to check back throughout the year!