Research and analysis

Quality of life, health and the Environment Agency

Evaluation of the physical and mental health benefits from two projects involving environmental improvements.


Quality of Life, Health and the Environment Agency

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We commissioned two case studies from the Centre for Environment and Society at the University of Essex, one urban and one rural, to examine the physical and mental health benefits of environmental improvements carried out by the Environment Agency and partners. Both sites provide opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxation in natural spaces that include water.

Published 1 August 2005