Six reasons to nurture urban parks

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Walking through the park with leafy trees is one of the most pleasant sensations someone can enjoy when wandering around a city. Behind this feeling of well-being, there is not just perception but also science. It is proven that green spaces generate multiple benefits that improve our overall wellbeing.

On the celebration of World Tree Day (established in 1969 by the World Forestry Congress), we dedicate this blog post to sharing 6 benefits that urban parks provide to the environment, the economy, the public health, and the social interactions. Urban planners and municipal leaders of our region need to know these benefits to be more effective promoters of the parks in the cities of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Read more. 

 


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