nature-deficit disorder - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable]
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    the tendency for children to spend less time outdoors than they did in previous generations, and the way this influences them as they grow up

    Most children now know more about the Amazonian rainforest than their nearest riverbank. It's time to fight this nature-deficit disorder.

    Submitted by Kerry on 18/08/2015