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City Plans to Consider Nature’s Impact on Mental Health

City Plans to Consider Nature’s Impact on Mental Health

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 2, 2020 0

There are two astonishing facts about how we live that I think are closely related. The first is that by 2050, two of every three people on Earth will reside in a city. The

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Connection with Nature as a Child Means a Healthier Adult

Connection with Nature as a Child Means a Healthier Adult

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 7, 2020 0

Seeking out the natural world—and the wildlife that occupies it—is a good way to cope with the coronavirus pandemic and its resultant shelter-in-place edicts. But now, there’s even more reason to indulge in the

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Just Two Hours in Nature Per Week Brings Health Benefits

Just Two Hours in Nature Per Week Brings Health Benefits

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 31, 2019 0

On New Year’s Day, rather than making resolutions, I have a better suggestion: go outside and take a walk. Or don’t take a walk, but just go outside. You don’t even have to be

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Scotland Doctors Are Now Officially Prescribing Nature

Scotland Doctors Are Now Officially Prescribing Nature

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 4, 2018 8

Decades of research have proven that nature is good for us, whether we’re children or in our senior years. From attention deficit disorder to anxiety, and from high blood pressure to depression—and even from

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Want a Creativity Boost? Take a Walk in Nature.

Want a Creativity Boost? Take a Walk in Nature.

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 16, 2018 7

There’s no doubt that today most adults and children spend more time indoors interacting with media and technology than participating in outdoor activities. Numerous studies have shown that spending time in nature is good

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Climate Change: The Consequences of a Canceled Conference

Climate Change: The Consequences of a Canceled Conference

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 31, 2017 4

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, planned to hold a Climate and Health Summit, set for February 14-16, 2017. The conference was important and timely, as increasing numbers

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