This five-part series documents the multi-functional benefits of urban parks. With growing urban populations and aging infrastructure, local governments and their city planners are taking a fresh look at parks as a wise investment of municipal resources to address our greatest urban challenges—from stormwater management and flood prevention to reducing public health costs to economic revitalization and job growth.
The Relationship Between Greenspace Exposure and Telomere Length in the National Health and Nutrition Examination SurveyScience of The Total Environment
Living near green space could reduce a person’s biological age by 2.2-2.6 years, but can't offset the effects of discrimination and pollution.
Neighborhood Greenspace and Neighborhood Income Associated with White Matter Grade Worsening: Cardiovascular Health StudyAlzheimer’s & Dementia/ University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Comprehensive Center for Brain Health
A new study finds low income levels and a lack of green spaces are among the factors that can harm brain health.