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Health and wellbeing in the changing urban environment: complex challenges, scientific responses and the way forward

Bai, Xuemei; Nath, Indira; Capon, Anthony; Hasan, M Nordin; Jaron, Dov


With rapid global urbanization, the importance of understanding relationships between the changing urban environment and human health and wellbeing is being increasingly recognized. However, the science underlying the complexity of linkages is poorly developed. In this paper, we explore the different types of health and wellbeing risks in the urban environment, their dynamic, ever evolving nature, and define both their spatial and socioeconomic dimensions. We also present the new innovative...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2012.09.009


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