The sensory stimuli present in natural environments—the sounds of birdsong, for example, or the sight of plant life—may dampen physiological stress. READ MORE.
Not only are green spaces free of heavy traffic, they may themselves filter out air pollution—a known cause of many human health problems. READ MORE.
Some of green spaces’ beneficial effects might stem from the ways people experience these environments—hiking or jogging, for example, or spending time with other people. READ MORE.