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19 posts from Nature and Health

Nature and Health Spring Talks: Health Equity & Nature

On Wednesday, April 28, Nature and Health is hosting two presentations about the intersection of health equity and nature in the context of structural racism, #BlackLivesMatter and COVID-19. We invite you to learn more about these important talks and register for them today.

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Nature App Sees Results in the Wild

Researchers from the iSchool and Nature and Health collaborated with children to codesign an app, NatureCollections, that encourages tweens to explore their natural surroundings, take photos of nature and curate them into themed collections. Project link: https://naturecollectionsapp.ischool.uw.edu/

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The Great (Neighborhood) Outdoors: staying connected with nature during Coronavirus

Ah, the great outdoors. That intoxicating piney scent of an evergreen forest, the salty seawater glow on your skin after a swim, the parade of puffy clouds marching overhead while stretched out in a flowery meadow—being outside makes us happy and puts us at ease. In fact, an emerging body of research says just that, confirming what many of us already knew in our hearts.

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