European Nature and Health Network Initiatives

Hans Keune, Kerstin Friesenbichler, Barbara Häsler, Astrid Hilgers, Jukka-Pekka Jäppinen, Beate Job-Hoben, Barbara Livoreil, Bram Oosterbroek, Cristina Romanelli, Hélène Soubelet, Jutta Stadler, Helena Ströher, Matti Tapaninen

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    Attention to the importance of nature and human health linkages has increased in the past years, both in science and in policy. While knowledge about and recognition of the importance of nature and human health linkages are increasing rapidly, challenges still remain. Among them are building bridges between relevant but often still somewhat disconnected sectors and topics. There is a need to bring together researchers in the fields of health sciences, ecology, social sciences, sustainability sciences and other interdisciplinary sciences, as well as for cooperation between governments, companies and citizens. In this chapter, we introduce European networking initiatives aimed at building such bridges.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationBiodiversity and Health in the face of Climate Change
    EditorsMelissa R. Marselle, Jutta Stadler, Horst Korn, Katherine Irvine, Aletta Bonn
    Number of pages32
    ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-02318-8
    ISBN (Print)978-3-030-02317-1
    Publication statusPublished - 2019

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