Academic review of the body of work performed over 40 years informing human health, well-being and benefits of human experiences of nature in cities.
(May 2015) Environmental Health Perspectives. Authored by Dr. Kathleen Wolf and graduate student Alecia Robbins, University of Washington. An article review of 40 years of research that provides an extensive body of evidence about human health, well-being, and improved function benefits associated with experiences of nearby nature in cities.
Metro nature provides diverse and substantial benefits to human populations in cities. In this review the authors address the need for development of valuation methodologies and new approaches to understanding the potential economic outcomes of these benefits.