Resources

  1.  Guest blogs, opinion pieces
  2.  Following the field
  3. Central documents  in the field of biodiversity/ nature and health.
Guest blogs, opinion pieces..
13 August 2018. LTV-fakultetens faktablad. Fakta från Arbetsvetenskap, Ekonomi och Miljöpsykologi (AEM): Nature and Health – Students’ perspective on Nature Assisted Interventions
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Following the field

2 May 2018. Green Deal Groen en Gezondheid. Vlaamse Overheid, Brussel, Belgium.

10 November 2016. NME marktdag. Congres- en Erfgoedcentrum Lamot, Mechelen, Belgium.

6-7 October 2016. European OneHealth/EcoHealth workshop. Brussels, Belgium.

27 May, 2016. Colloque BiodiverSanté, Gilly, Belgium

26 May, 2016. Prof. dr. Bart Vandenabeele, Het natuurschoon en het sacrale – Lezing. Het Rustpunt, Ghent, Belgium.

21- 25 May 2015. EU green Week. Brussels, Belgium.

2-5 May 2015 Alter-Net conference:Nature and Urban Wellbeing, Ghent, Belgium.

24-26 August, 2015 The 11th Biennial Conference of Environmental Psychology. Groningen, The Netherlands.

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Central documents (articles, proceedings, reviews, reports and brochures) as resources in the field of biodiversity (aka nature) and health.

2018 Article: Joye, Y &, Dewitte, S. (2018). Nature’s Broken Path to Restoration. A Critical Look at Attention Restoration Theory. Open Science Framework.

2018 Report: Lovell, Depledge & Maxwell. Health and the natural environment: A review of evidence, policy, practice and opportunities for the future. Defra Project Code BE0109.

2017 Article: Morton, T. A., van der Bles, A. M., & Haslam, S. A. (2017). Seeing our self reflected in the world around us: The role of identity in making (natural) environments restorative. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 49, 65–77

2017 Proceedings from Nordic research conference in Green Care and Nature-based interventions, held on 31 October-1 November 2017 at Scandic Sorlandet, Norway

2017 Report of the regional workshop on the inter-linkages between human health and biodiversity for the European Region, WHO-CBD organised in Helsinki on 23-25 October.

2017 Final report: Towards more physical activity: Transforming public spaces to promote physical activity — a key contributor to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in Europe, WHO.

2017 Technical report: Nature Health Benefits Session. A report of the session on Nature Health Benefits that took place in October 2016 in Brussels, in the framework of the European OneHealth/EcoHealth workshop organised by the Belgian Community of Practice Biodiversity & Health, facilitated by the Belgian Biodiversity Platform.

2017 Report: The health and wellbeing impacts of volunteering with The Wildlife Trusts

2017 Refugees welcome in parks, Resource book

2017 Urban green space interventions and health: A review of impacts and effectiveness. Full report, WHO

2017 Urban green spaces: a brief for action, WHO

2017 Austrian Research and Training Centre for Forests, Natural Hazards and Landscape & Institute of Landscape Development, Recreation and Conservation Planning, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. (eds) (2017). Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Landscape and Human Health: Forests, Parks and Green Care. BFW, Vienna.

2017 How urban green spaces relate to health and well-being: The interplay between green space attachment, perceived quality and affordance, Zhang, Y. 2017 [Groningen]: University of Groningen. 180 p., PhD thesis

2017 Nature-based integration: Nordic experiences and examples by Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Council of Ministers Secretariat, Arbejdsgruppen for Terrestriske Økosystemer (TEG)

2017 EAFRD – Migrant and Refugee Integration brochure.

2016 ‘The Health and Social Benefits of Nature and Biodiversity Protection’ a report prepared by the Institute for European Environmental Policy for the European Commission

2016 WHO report: Urban green spaces and health – a review of evidence

2015 State of Knowledge Review ‘Connecting Global Priorities: Biodiversity and Human Health’, by CBD

2007 Urban Parks and Public Health: exploiting a resource for healthy minds and bodies

2006 Botanic Gardens: Using Biodiversity to Improve Human Wellbeing (report)