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In episode 18…
…recorded specially for COP26, Andrew talks to Dr Melissa Marselle, an Environmental Psychologist at the University of Surrey. Together they discuss how our psychological wellbeing intersects with contact to nature, and the principles of good biophilic design and biodiversity promotion in supporting positive mental health.
The last 18 months have impacted the collective consciousness around land use, contact with nature, and the value of green spaces – but what does psychological research tell us about their importance?