In-depth wonky studies on health benefits of urban vegetation and green space

Health benefits of urban vegetation and green space: Research roundup Journalist's Resource: Research for Reporting, from Harvard Shorenstein Center:



From one of the studies:

Individuals have both lower mental distress and higher well being when living in urban areas with more green space. Although effects at the individual level were small, the potential cumulative benefit at the community level highlights the importance of policies to protect and promote urban green spaces for well-being.”

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