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Nature on the doorstep: Social Perspectives of Urban Nature Reserves

Eyles, Kathryn


Global urbanisation presents the challenge of how to conserve remnant biodiversity in our cities and maintain human connection with nature. Nature contact has been found to be beneficial for physical and mental health as well as for quality of life and social connectedness. As densities increase, there are less opportunities to retain nature within gardens and streets, so nature will be experienced within urban open spaces and protected areas. Nature invokes a range of social realities...[Show more]

CollectionsOpen Access Theses
Date published: 2020
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5f58afaacd991
Access Rights: Open Access


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Volume I - Thesis - Nature on the Doorstep FINAL.pdfThesis Material16.61 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
Volume II - Appendices Nature on the Doorstep FINAL.pdfSupporting Material14.98 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail

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