Why “Wilder” Nature Is Better for Your Health

A study of the stress-reducing powers of wilderness explores “levels of nature.” By Alex Hutchinson for www.OutsideOnline.com One of the things I love about my neighborhood in Toronto is that I’m a block away from the Humber River, a historic fur-trading route that flows into Lake Ontario. Back in 1954, after Hurricane Hazel flooded homes in the valley, the city …