The Nature of Health: Integrating health considerations into nature-based urban planning

Nov 10, 2021  13:00 - 14:00

(GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

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Hosted by: Smart Prosperity Institute

This webinar from Smart Prosperity Institute will explore the nature-health-climate nexus and support the business case for using nature-based solutions to improve health outcomes in Canadian communities. While many health benefits of urban nature are well established – for example, more greenspace means a lower risk of respiratory illnesses – this webinar will explore the less-recognized, measurable impacts of specific nature-based solutions on human health outcomes, including changes in rates of mortality and morbidity. This webinar will also outline the challenges frequently faced by Canadian decision-makers accounting for the health co-benefits of nature, including:

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