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8.07 Parks, trails, and natural areas are essential to overall good health, quality of life and well-being

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  2. The Human Relation With Nature and Technological Nature
    2009 - USA

    By adapting gradually to the loss of actual nature and to the increase of technological nature, humans will lower the baseline across generations for what counts as a full measure of the human...

  3. Documented Health and Environmental Benefits Derived from Ornamental Horticulture Products
    2007 - Canada

    The literature reviewed for this study clearly illustrates that there are significant benefits from ornamental horticulture, whether economic, environmental or lifestyle.

  4. Measuring Physical Activity Environments: A Brief History
    2009 - USA

    “Although few measures of physical activity environments were developed, measures of aesthetic qualities are available. Each of these fields made unique contributions to the contemporary methods...

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  • Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRAA)

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