|The importance of nature for health: is there a specific benefit
of contact with green space?
is the aim of the review?
To examine the effectiveness of direct accessing of natural environments in the promotion of health
and well-being compared with other forms of ‘exposure’ to the natural environment or
with accessing ‘synthetic’ environments. Secondary questions will be addressed as follows:
- Do the benefits vary among different types of natural environment?
- Do the benefits vary among individuals, for instance, of different socio-economic
- What are the barriers and facilitators to the natural environment providing health and
Who's in the review team?
At what stage is the review?
This review is now complete.
did the review find?
To read more about this review, its findings, and the implications for conservationists and researchers, please see the Summary or Full Report.
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