Nature and Health in Cities

Featured Writers: Zarnaaz Bashir, Kathryn Campbell, Henry Steed, Amy Weinfurter, and Christine Vogt

ISBN: 978-981-09-1033-4

Published: August 2014

Frequency: Half-yearly

 

Abstract

Around the world health, park, and planning experts and leaders have recognized how nature and parks are an underutilized healthcare and community resource. A number of these successful governmental and non-governmental programmes are featured in the latest issue of CITYGREEN.

Themed Nature & Health in Cities. CITYGREEN issue 9 features Parks Victoria’s Healthy Parks Healthy People movement and the US-based National Park Prescriptions Initiative in Reports. Local stories include “Seeking Nature’s Mysterious Ways” that incorporates insights on the implementation of Nature Ways from Cheow Sheng and Samantha (NParks), and an interview with Group CEO of Alexandra Health System Liak Teng Lit who reveals his ambitions to take his vision of hospital gardens as community spaces a step further.

 

 

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