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How urban bushland improves your health

from ‘The Conversation’ 4 May 2017

Urban bushland has health benefits beyond being a great place to go for a walk. It filters our air and water, helps cities avoid extremes in temperatures, and is linked to lower rates of chronic disease.But these and other health benefits are virtually never accounted for in local and state land development processes.Urban planners need to consider these health benefits when making decisions about the future of our cities. More…