What are the differences between specific nature experiences in VR and their real-world equivalents? Exposure to nature can be magical: it reduces anxiety, depression and dementia symptoms. Nature experiences in VR offer an unparalleled opportunity to access nature in a controlled environment, allowing a high sense of presence and therapeutic benefits.
Chloe Grey had always loved amazing Zaragoza with its beautiful green parks. It was a place where she felt peaceful and relaxed. She was a virtuous pianist. Her friends saw her as a tall, tame teacher. Once, she had even revived a dying nature with her music. That's the sort of woman she was …
The term Friluftsliv refers to a strong Scandinavian tradition of being out and about in nature and connecting with it. Friluftsliv, as it is still actively taught in Scandinavia today, offers a wide range of possibilities and techniques. What are the reasons for us in the rest of Europe to consider this Scandinavian phenomenon?
Our partner IVN, the institute for Nature Education, is committed to connecting all children to nature with their national program ‘Nature-rich Schools’. As part of this program, IVN organizes a nationwide campaign to test the Nature Intelligence of Dutch school children.