Commentary

Higher-density cities need greening to stay healthy and liveable

Publisher
Urban planning Plants Health Open spaces Ecosystem management Australia
Description

Access to high-quality public open space is a key ingredient of healthy, liveable cities. This has long been recognised in government planning policy, based on a large body of academic research showing that accessible green spaces lead to better health outcomes.

However, cities are home to more than just people. We also need to accommodate the critters and plants who live in them. This includes the species who called our cities home before we did.

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Publication Details
Publication Year:
2017