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Use of Green Spaces to be Less Lonely

Increasing Urban Green Spaces for Loneliness Reduction

The Salutation house and garden UK. Image — Wikimedia Commons by https://www.geograph.org.uk/profile/4474

Increasing the density and use of green spaces within urban environments has been found to decrease the amount of loneliness felt by the population. This applies also to the resulting feelings of hopelessness and despair. Improvements were felt with more green space exposure or experience.

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Peter Miles

Peter Miles

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45 years in Environmental Science, B.Env.Sc. in Wildlife & Conservation Biology. Writes on Animals, Plants, Soil & Climate Change. environmentalsciencepro.com