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Study: Green space puts city-dwellers in their happy place

Green space can be a scarce commodity in Los Angeles—and that might have long term effects on your overall happiness and well-being.<p>A new study out …

The Value of Green Space: Fostering Social Bonds and a Healthier Community

The Dundas EcoPark can also contribute to a healthier, more ecological approach to living.<p>By Steven Watts<br>Published February 11, 2014<p><i>Author's Note:</i> …

Green space can make people happier for years - American Chemical Society

Nearly 10 years after the term “nature deficit disorder” entered the nation’s vocabulary, research is showing for the first time that green space …

Urban Green Space Enables Unexpected Biodiversity

A sprawling concrete jungle with millions of people might not readily appear as a place full of natural biodiversity, especially compared to the …

Ecology

Moving to An Area With More Green Space Can Improve Your Mental Health for Years

There's plenty of evidence for the idea that humans thrive when we have frequent exposure to nature—even when it's just a patch of greenery in the …

Mental Health

Green spaces have lasting positive effect on well-being

<b>Living in an urban area with green spaces has a long-lasting positive impact on people's mental well-being, a study has suggested.</b><p>UK researchers found moving to a green space had a sustained positive effect, unlike pay rises or promotions, which only provided a short-term boost.<p>The authors said the …

Ecology

Green spaces have long-lasting benefit for mental health

<b>UK researchers who analyzed data that tracked people's health for 5 years after they moved to greener areas suggests not only that it improved their</b> …

Europe's best national parks

Granite peaks and beechwood forests, underground springs and swirling mists. <i>Lonely Planet Magazine</i> chooses its favourite national parks in Europe.<p>Dartmoor National Park, Britain<p>Dartmoor is the British landscape at its most primal – the heart of darkness beneath the surface of the ‘green and …

European Amusement Parks Invest Heavily in New Attractions and Shows

<b>European Amusement Parks Invest Heavily in <br>New Attractions and Shows for 2011</b><p>(April 26, 2011) - Amusement parks in Europe are investing more than 400 …

Walt Disney Company

Giardini Pubblici, Milan

Milan isn't exactly blessed with lots of green space, but the Giardini Pubblici (Public Gardens) is a welcome exception. Created in the eighteenth …

Italy

Why thousands of people are going to get high in Hyde Park

This Sunday is ‘420 Day’, an organised protest in favour of cannabis legalisation, when users and campaigners are expected to turn up at the London park in huge numbers for a picnic and a puff on a joint<p>On Easter Sunday, thousands of cannabis smokers will descend on Hyde Park in London for a smoke …

10 Family Fun Activities You Can Do at a Park

Are you tired of seeing your kids glued to the sofa playing video games when it's a beautiful day? Well, it's time to get them up and outside for …

36 Fun Summer Activities for Kids Who are Blind or Multiply Disabled

During long breaks from school we’re always looking for something fun (and preferably educational) for Ivan to do. I like to search through Pinterest …

Kids

Top 10 National Park Activties

Rock-Climbing: Yosemite National Park<p>Yosemite National Park is a climber's paradise with craggy outposts, sustained crack climbs and multiday dome …

Sir David opens Attenborough Pond in Richmond Park and launches conservation appeal for Beverley Brook

Internationally renowned broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough, has formally opened the Attenborough Pond and launched a conservation …

Conservation

Theme Park Design News | Theme Park Designers & Companies

Walt Disney is credited with developing the modern theme park; he was inspired by several smaller amusement parks, World's Fairs and Disney's own …

Walt Disney Company

Asbury Park, NJ City Guide

After several years away from the Shore, Kate Achille recently returned to her roots in Monmouth County. The resident marketing and creative lead for …

How Park Design Helps Keep Communities Healthy

It is well settled that parks not only contribute to a community’s aesthetics but also promote healthy living.<p>A sampling of the country’s healthiest …

Urban Design

Park life: the evolving approach to designing urban public space

It could be argued that the pinnacle of urban landscape architecture was reached in seventeenth century France and the French formal gardens or in …

Architecture

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