Less than half of north west children have ever climbed a tree, survey reveals
A new survey has revealed that children in the region are better at identifying a Pokemon than a species of bird.
Isle of Man tourism conducted the research which found that only 44 per cent of North West children have ever climbed a tree, compared to 70 per cent of their parents.
The survey also revealed that North West children are more au fait with tech than nature as the region’s kids are found to be more familiar with Pokémon characters than common garden birds, and 4-in-10 (40%) see more nature on TV or in video games than in real life.
In the North West, 77 per cent of kids can... read more