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The Impact of Urbanisation on Nature Dose and the Implications for Human HealthHighlights
We examine how nature dose varies with urbanisation and its impacts on health.
There was a negative exponential relationship between dose and urbanisation.
Frequency and duration of dose were positively associated with four health domains.
Some health benefits from dimensions of dose were greater in urban areas.
Health interventions should foster nature orientation to promote greenspace use.
Published November 2018 , Science Direct .
Living Melbourne: Greenprinting a MetropolisPublished June 04 2019 in Nature Australia.
Melbourne, located in the southeast corner of Australia, is consistently lauded as one of the world’s most “liveable” cities. But what does that mean? Sure, it’s renowned for its laid-back Aussie lifestyle, its lively cafe and arts culture and its passion for all things sport, but there’s one more essential element: nature.