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Espaces verts et santé : focus sur la cohésion sociale Volume 18, issue 4, July-August 2019

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This news is based on the following article: Jennings V, Bamkole O. The relationship between social cohesion and urban green space: an avenue for health promotion. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2019 ; 16(3). pii : E452. doi : 10.3390/ijerph1603452

 

By encouraging positive social interactions, urban green spaces cultivate social cohesion, an important factor of mental and physical health. After reviewing the literature describing this relation, the authors of this article suggest a framework for further exploratory study.