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Urban Greenspace and Health - WHO

Two recent reports from the World Health Organisation demonstrate a growing interest in the role that greenspace plays in our mental and physical health and wellbeing. The Synthesis of the Evidence (2016) report sets out the available evidence of beneficial effects of urban green spaces such as improved mental health, reduced cardiovascular problems, obesity and risk of type 2 diabetes and improved pregnancy outcomes.

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Felixstowe's Community Nature Reserve inspires Bristol schools project

The Environmental Education Project will be working on an ambitious community project with schools in Bristol to make lots of little reserves connected by wildlife corridors. The project will be launched on 10/11th June. The idea was based on the success of Felixstowe's Community Nature Reserve > The aim is to sign up over 50% of Bristol's schools over the next 5 years. The project will fit  perfectly into the EcoSchools themes of Schools Grounds and Biodiversity.

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