Only one in five kids climb trees, Planet Ark research says | News.com.au: "IT'S a tree change - but not of the positive kind.
Safety fears, lack of family time and addiction to technology has created a generation of children who no longer climb trees.
New research shows only 20 per cent of today's children take part in the age-old pastime compared with 64 per cent of their parents.
The Climbing Trees: Getting Aussie Kids Back Outdoors study, released today, reveals 73 per cent of parents played outdoors more often than they did indoors when they were young, compared to only 13 per cent of today's children.
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