wellbeing

19thAugust 2021

Benefits found for children living near woodland

19.08.21|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

This article in Child in the City (18 August 2021) shares research findings that suggests that proximity to woodlands links with better cognitive development and a lower risk of emotional and behavioural problems in children and young people. The lessons learned could help influence planning decisions in urban areas.

12thAugust 2021

Nature and your Health

12.08.21|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

This comprehensive article Ecopsychology: How Immersion in Nature Benefits Your Health by Jim Robbins published by the Yale School of the Environment (9 January 2021) points to the beneficial effects that exposure to the natural world has on health, reducing stress and promoting healing in adults and children, from the [...]