Scientific Summary 155 in IUFRO News Vol. 48, Double Issue 5/6, late June 2019
Forests for Public Health
The Conference, which was held on 8-11 May, 2019 in Athens, Greece, attracted 150 participants from 26 countries and involved the IUFRO Research Group on Forest, trees and human health and wellbeing.
The range of topics discussed included: forest medicine for public health; mental health benefits of exposure to nature; planning physical activities and human recreation in forest/natural environment for public health; urban forests and their ecosystem services for public health; urban forestry and green spaces planning and design for human activity; forest therapy, health policies, practices, economics and culture of forests for public health; and green care on public landscapes for public health.
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