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Tagged: Biodiversity


Exploring the nurturing effects of nature on mental health


“Growing urbanization is a threat to both mental health and biodiversity. The UN estimates that almost 70% of people will live in urban areas by 2050, so action is needed to reduce future risks to both people and nature. Urban nature-based solutions, such as planting street trees or creating parks, might be a preventive measure […]


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Can a novel knowledge co-production approach advance the ability of community organisations to harness the social sciences in urban biodiversity renewal?


Bethan and Co-Investigator Lindsay Hetherington are working with partners; Devon Wildlife Trust – Wilder Learning; Plymouth City Council – Natural Infrastructure; and Zebra Collective. Bethan has also added some great videos to their project webpage that showcase urban biodiversity in her local neighbourhood. Read more  


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Seminar: Applying the Behaviour Change Wheel to Biodiversity Policy


To enable transformative change, effective human behaviour in support of nature conservation is urgently required. Dr Melissa Marselle at the University of Surrey explains how the Behaviour Change Wheel can help us understand how current policies and interventions can be more effective. This 25 minute presentation is ideal for anyone wanting to write effective policies. […]


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