Blue spaces: how to promote health and wellbeing in Europe
14.00 - 15.00
In this webinar, fnd out how public health and urban planning initiatives can work together to promote health equality and improve access to quality blue environments. It will also be explained how BlueHealth tools, evidence and case studies can be used to inform decision making, and what research gaps need to be filled to protect urban health and the environment. The project’s latest scientific evidence with the Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas Intergroup of the European Parliament (SEArica) will also be presented.
The topic of BlueHealth is increasingly important with over 200 million Europeans living in cities established on coastlines, river networks, and lakes. Manmade water features such as fountains, canals and ponds also provide connections to nature in towns and cities. These blue spaces provide vital services to those living in towns and cities, while also playing a major role in determining people’s quality of life.
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