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Noelle Swan

Staff Editor, National News and Science Writer — Christian Science Monitor
Covers:  environment, general science, innovation, public health

Writer. Boxer. Mise en place devotee. Science, Technology, and Environment editor @CSMonitor. Oh yeah, #HedgehogsRule!

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Noelle Swan writes for the national news desk at The Christian Science Monitor. She previously worked on the Business and Family pages as a writer and editor.

Prior to coming to The Monitor, she worked as a freelance reporter, writing about science education for Science magazine and the Associati...

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@swannoelle — 4,602 followers, 6,517 tweets

It's been 13 years since @RichLouv raised the idea of the #NatureDeficit and many US kids – especially low-income and minority children – still experience a disconnect from nature. Colorado is leading a push to make sure no child gets left inside. 
“All children deserve nature and the outdoors. It’s a right, like clean air or clean water,” says Lise Aangeenbrug who helped develop a $29 million program to help low-income and minority children find their place in nature.  @GreatOutdoorsCO
For Amadeo Franco, a Denver high school junior, the chance to escape the city and explore the mountains with @cityWILD1 has been a godsend. It's "the only time I feel at peace in any sense of the phrase," he says. #getoutside 
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