"Our city (Versailles) is committed to work with the GoGreenRoutes project so together we can continue to advance the health of our citizens in our Ville Nature." - Deputy Francois Darchis
GoGreenRoutes has returned from a very successful meeting in Versailles and is getting ready for an engaging and innovative Summer School
in Valletta, Malta (June 29-July 1). There is still time to apply!
Read on to get a personal tour of how GoGreenRoutes
is positively impacting human and environmental health. Enjoy!
Versailles meeting photo credit: Ville de Versailles / Pierrick Daul
GoGreenRoutes goes to Versailles
Recently, GoGreenRoutes partners met together in Versailles to discuss a wide range of topics: co creation, health, biodiversity, research, gender inclusion and diversity, citizens’ voice monitoring, and evaluation measures. Partners engaged in interactive dialogues to further inspire and support nature-connectedness in Lahti (Finland), Burgas (Bulgaria), Tallinn (Estonia), Limerick (Ireland), and Umeå (Sweden). Read our recap and get inspired!
Planetary Health in Practice
Read the Revolve article outlining our discussion with Cultivating City Lahti, Finland’s first ‘Planetary Health Physician’, Dr. Hanna Haveri, on how urban greening can promote well-being and nature-connectedness for city dwellers.
Transforming Biodiversity Governance Biodiversity is threatened and nature and its vital contributions to people are deteriorating worldwide. Learn how governance can improve biodiversity.
Nature's Contributions to Human Health
Human exposure to nature has been widely discussed and reported to positively benefit the mental and physical well-being of the individual, however, the links between planetary health and healthcare are less explored. Learn more.
The Vital Role of Nature-based SolutionsThis report is a first step in addressing knowledge gaps in the potential economic benefits of Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) and the challenges facing NatureBased Enterprises (NBE).
14-17 June 22
Transformative Changes for Biodiversity and Health
The Alternet 2022 conference will focus on how interdisciplinary biodiversity research can contribute to the transformative change agenda in biodiversity and health. Our session will feature GGR Cultivating City Lahti, and will take place the afternoon of June 14th.
29 June-1 July 22
GoGreenRoutes Summer School
The theme of this three day in-person Summer School is 360-Health: Where Nature and Health Rhyme. We are concerned with highlighting how multi-dimensional health can help us promote sustainability and address societal issues of mental health and physical inactivity.
19-23 September 22
Walk21 Ireland 2022
Walk21 is a global walking summit that brings people together from all walks of life to celebrate walking and sustainability. This year's theme is "The Decade to Change." You are invited to participate in person or online as part of the hybrid event.
26-30 September 22
VR Experiential Showcase
GoGreenRoutes is designing and creating a multi-sensory VR Experiential Showcase to raise awareness about urbanization’s environmental challenges. Join us for our kick-off events in Norway ahead of the official tour (2023) in the Cultivating Cities.