Look after nature, so it can look after you

Whether an afternoon at the beach, an exhilarating weekend in the mountains or just a walk in the park after a hard day, millions of people around the world know how getting out into more natural surroundings makes you feel better.

But the health benefits of ‘connecting people to nature,’ the theme of this year’s World Environment Day, go deeper than that. They include global gains for mental health, disease control and the discovery of life-improving medicines for today and for future generations.

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