Greenery: more than beauty and health

The positive effects of greenery in urban environments

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Abstract

Greenery in our living environment benefits more than just our health and well-being. It also facilitates water management and promotes biodiversity in built-up areas, and can help reduce the effects of noise pollution. Greenery also helps to raise the property value of homes and offices. This document provides general information on the benefits of greenery, and complements the detailed fact sheets on how greenery can improve health and well-being in Residential, Professional, Educational and Healthcare contexts.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherWageningen University & Research
Number of pages6
Place of PublicationWageningen
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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Keywords

  • health
  • well-being
  • plants
  • trees
  • reconditioning
  • air quality
  • biodiversity
  • air conditioning
  • learning
  • labour
  • green roofs
  • green walls

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