Wellbeing from Woodland - A Critical Exploration of Links Between Trees and Human Health

Goodenough, Alice ORCID: 0000-0003-0862-2894 and Waite, Sue (2019) Wellbeing from Woodland - A Critical Exploration of Links Between Trees and Human Health. Palgrave-Macmillan. ISBN 9783030326296

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Abstract

This book provides a framework for understanding the components of woodland wellbeing. Based around the collaborative project, Good from Woods, the book spotlights multiple case studies to explore how wellbeing and health are promoted in woodland settings and through woodland inspired activity. It illustrates forms of wellbeing through real examples of woodland practice and draws out implications for the design of programmes to support health and wellbeing across different client groups. Chapters discuss health and wellbeing from a variety of perspectives such as psychological, physical, social, emotional and biophilic wellbeing.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: Wellbeing; Nature; Woodland; Environmental policy; Human health; Biophilic; Greening health; Anthropocene; Biophilia; Biodiversity; Emotional wellbeing; Forest Education Initiative; Urban greening; Health and wellbeing; Nature-based interventions; Sustainable woodland management
Subjects: S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
S Agriculture > SD Forestry
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > Countryside and Community Research Institute
Research Priority Areas: Environmental Dynamics & Governance
Depositing User: Ella Rowe
Date Deposited: 14 May 2021 09:16
Last Modified: 14 May 2021 09:16
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/9660

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