Margaret Miller

Getting Away? Go Green!

Creative Living | April 20th, 2000

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Once upon a time, kids who had never heard the word "ecology" shared their swimming hole with bullfrogs, dug up a pail full of nightcrawlers for an afternoon of fishing, and picked peaches right off the tree. The symbiotic connection between humankind and plant earth was unmistakable.

These days, most Americans live in "concrete jungles," and while environmentalism has become a trend, people actually seem to be spending less and less time in the natural environment.

Learn about 'eco travel' in this article, including destinations, online resources, and books and movies about the environment that will appeal to kids.