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Exactly how much ‘nature time’ do we need to boost well-being?

June 17, 2019


In Western society, as overall interaction with nature slowly declines, scientists are exploring whether reconnecting with parks, woodlands, and beaches might benefit our general health and well-being.

Researchers have run a number of studies, of varying quality, that have examined the role of human interaction with nature in overall health.

For instance, one study concluded that living in areas with more trees increases a person’s perception of both physical and mental health and reduces the risk of cardiometabolic conditions.

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