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How important are man-made green spaces in cities? Very!

The Connecting Nature Project Thirty-seven organisations from 19 countries are involved in the Dublin Trinity College led project which seeks to establish Europe as a global leader in rethinking how cities can support and benefit from nature. The Connecting Nature project aims to bring nature back into cities across Europe. The project is led by […]

 

Researching new ways to connect people to nature: a special collection

How scientists are looking to nature to solve our environmental problems Following on the World Environment Day (June 5) “connecting people to nature” the Elsevier’s Analytical Services has pulled together a series of related research collection including research on informing policy, links to social science, relatively new concepts such as nature-based solutions and how research […]

 

Green space – how much is enough, and what’s the best way to deliver it?

There is already substantive evidence showing that green space is good for us, having a range of mental and physical health outcomes in addition to community social benefits. With half of the world’s population now living in urban areas pressures on green space availability is increasing, with many urban green environments being active degradation or […]

 

Is connecting people with the natural environment crucial for our survival?

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How addicted are you to your phone?

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Want to feel better about life? Get out in nature!

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Walking through natural environments actually changes our brains… and for the better!

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Want to be outside for part of your working day? You’re not alone

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Watching birds near your home is good for your mental health

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Time in nature makes Australian’s healthier, happier, brighter, calmer and closer

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