Changing greenspaces in Bradford to improve biodiversity and health in urban populations


Green spaces and parks are known to be important for mental and physical health. Increasing access to nature can help benefit deprived groups the most and reduce health inequalities. The project explores how improvements to parks and green spaces in the Better Start Bradford area may have impacted health.

Researchers will work with the communities and policy makers to promote biodiversity, ecosystem function, good health and wellbeing through activities including training community members to collect data for research. Efforts will be included, as part of the improvements to parks and green spaces, to increase community understanding of health and biodiversity aspects of green space use, empowering communities to reclaim, use and improve their local greenspaces


Sub-theme: Healthy Places

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Changing greenspaces in Bradford to improve biodiversity and health in urban populations


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