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Transforming Biodiversity Governance

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This book is written at a vital time for biodiversity around the world. Biodiversity is threatened more than ever before in human history, and nature and its vital contributions to people are deteriorating worldwide, as highlighted by various recent reports (CBD, 2020a; EEA, 2019; IPBES, 2019; WWF, 2020). This is not only a problem for these ecosystems and their inhabitants, but also for humans, since we depend on...

Publication Date: 31 May 2022

Author(s): Visseren-Hamakers, I., & Kok, M. (Eds.). (2022). Transforming Biodiversity Governance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781108856348

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Nature's Contributions to Human Health: A Missing Link to Primary Health Care? A Scoping Review of International Overview Reports and Scientific Evidence

Study

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

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Nature's Contributions to Human Health: A Missing Link to Primary Health Care? A Scoping Review of International Overview Reports and Scientific Evidence

Co-Creation in the making: Introducing and Co-Planning seedbed interventions

Report

This report provides an overview of co-creational activities taking place in 6 European cities: Burgas (Bulgaria), Lahti (Finland) Limerick (Ireland), Tallinn (Estonia), Umeå (Sweden), and Versailles (France). These activities took place under the context of what is referred to as seedbed interventions, or short term on-site/online interventions (e.g. pollinator gardens, workshops), which foster connections between...

Publication Date: 31 Mar 2022

Author(s): Julia Gäckle, Shreya Utkarsh, Miryam Bah, Jole Lutzu

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Green space and mortality in European cities: a health impact assessment study / The Lancet Planetary Health

Study

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

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GoGreenRoutes Flyer

Factsheet

Download our flyer for a quick overview of the GoGreenRoutes project.

Publication Date: 03 Sep 2021

Author(s): GoGreenRoutes

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