Monthly Archives: June 2016

Natural Capital & Mental Health: Dementia

Guest blogger Dr Lindsay Walker explores the emerging evidence that utilising our natural capital can have on mental health. This article, the first in a series of blogs, looks at ‘green interventions’ and dementia. The UK population is ageing. By 2030, the number of people

June 30th, 2016|NCI, Science|

Making WAVES

WAVES – the Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services partnership led by the World Bank, recently held its sixth annual meeting where it celebrated an important milestone – the implementation of natural capital accounting in its first five core countries; Botswana, Colombia, Costa

June 25th, 2016|External reports, Policy, Science|

Nature, Health & Wellbeing Research

Feeling Better? How does nature affect our physical and mental health? Most of us can attest to nature making us ‘feel better’ – an invigorating hike, a relaxing picnic in the park, even a quick cup of tea in the garden, can restore

June 20th, 2016|NCI|