Human Wellbeing Can Strengthen Case for Conservation

— BBC News

The growing evidence linking green spaces to human wellbeing could help strengthen the case for conservation, a conference has been told. Professor Ken Norris from Reading University said green spaces improved wellbeing, so that meant "they can also be linked to our health". Ecologists need to do better when it comes to convincing people about the importance of conservation, said Norris, who made his comments at the British Ecological Society's annual meeting.

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