Nature's Contributions to Human Health: A Missing Link to Primary Health Care? A Scoping Review of International Overview Reports and Scientific Evidence
It is known that nature and the health of an individual are connected depending on the individuals’ connection with their environment. The UK Environment Agency has estimated that investing in access to green spaces for everyone would save the National Health Services billions of pounds a year in treatment costs. Human exposure to nature has been widely discussed and reported to positively benefit the mental and...
Publication Date: 31 May 2022
Author(s): Laura Lauwers, Hilde Bastiaens, Roy Remmen and Hans Keune
Green space and mortality in European cities: a health impact assessment study / The Lancet Planetary Health
Natural outdoor environments including green spaces play an important role in preserving population health and wellbeing in cities, but the number of deaths that could be prevented by increasing green space in European cities is not known. This study aimed to estimate the number of natural-cause deaths among adult residents that could be prevented in cities in 31 European countries, if the WHO recommendation for...
Publication Date: 01 Oct 2021
Author(s): Evelise Pereira Barboza, Marta Cirach, Sasha Khomenko, Tamara Iungman, Natalie Mueller, Jose Barrera-Gómez, David Rojas-Rueda, Michelle Kondo, Mark Nieuwenhuijsen
Editorial Article on Human-Nature Interactions: Perspectives on Conceptual and Methodological Issues
Frontiers in Psychology editorial article.
Publication Date: 19 Nov 2020
Author(s): Tadhg E. MacIntyre, Juergen Beckmann, Giovanna Calogiuri, Aoife A. Donnell, Marc V. Jones, Christopher R. Madan, Mike Rogerson, Noel E. Brick, Mark Nieuwenhuijsen and Christopher James Gidlow