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Higher-density cities need greening to stay healthy and liveable

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Davern, M and Farrar, A and Kendal, DJ and Gunn, L, Higher-density cities need greening to stay healthy and liveable, The Conversation, The Conversation Media Group Ltd, Australia, 5 May (2017) [Magazine Article]


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Abstract

Access to high-quality public open space is a key ingredient of healthy, liveable cities. This has long been recognised in government planning policy, based on a large body of academic research showing that accessible green spaces lead to better health outcomes.

Item Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:healthy urban environments
Research Division:Built Environment and Design
Research Group:Urban and regional planning
Research Field:Land use and environmental planning
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Terrestrial systems and management
Objective Field:Terrestrial biodiversity
UTAS Author:Kendal, DJ (Dr Dave Kendal)
ID Code:126486
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Geography and Spatial Science
Deposited On:2018-06-14
Last Modified:2018-06-15
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