How and where to reconnect with nature. We all know that time spent in nature is good for us. But why? And where should we go to reconnect with it? Lonely Planet's Natural World explores four environments - Forests, Rivers, Mountains and Deserts - to explain how and why our bodies and brains benefit from being in nature. Then, in each chapter, we recommend 10 examples of each environment for travellers to visit. This beautiful and inspiring book is an authoritative and timely account of our planet's natural wonders and encourages us to value and protect them. Contributors include award-winning writers Adam Weymouth and Adam Skolnick; 50 natural destinations are described in detail and feature great images; Combines illustration and photography to create a captivating reading experience.