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MWT surveys kids in nature

Report finds less than 10 per cent play out

How much time do young people on the Island spend out in nature?

That's the question being asked by the Manx Wildlife Trust.

It's asking the public to complete an online questionnaire to find out whether Manx children still walk to school, play outdoors and regularly interact with nature.

A recent report by nature trusts in the UK revealed fewer than 10 per cent of children play in natural areas, compared to 40 per cent over 40 years ago.

Director of the Trust Tim Graham says it's important to see how the island compares:

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