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What does it take to get some people to go outside and experience nature? For some urban dwellers, it took the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers say.
The new study finds that 26% of people visiting parks during early months of the COVID-19 pandemic had rarely – or never – visited nature in the previous year.
The study is one of the first to explore how COVID-19 has changed Americans’ relationship with nature.
The research will appear in PLOS ONE journal.Read more
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