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Recreation and health

Forest areas are valued for their role in recreation and leisure, providing a space for people to connect with nature and spend time outdoors. Forests also provide public health benefits to both rural and urban populations.

A Tree Awakening – EU Green Week partner event 2021

The City of Ljubljana, the Barcelona Metropolitan Area (AMB) and the Brussels Capital Region have all recently been awarded Tree Cities of...
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European survey on the markets of Forest-Based Care and Green Care Tourism

The Green4Care project aims at increasing Europe’s innovation and entrepreneurship in four thematic sectors: forest-based care, social agriculture, urban green care and...

Nature and health: discover Green Care initiatives with Green4C!

The megatrends are clear: more and more people living in Europe will be older, living in urban areas and threatened by the...

Heike Freire’s Green Pedagogy approach hits Catalonia

Green Pedagogy is a permanent process in which individuals and communities become aware of their environment and learn the knowledge, values, skills,...

What are the training needs and challenges in the Green Care sector?

The Green4C project aims to organise diverse activities such as an online training course, a business innovation challenge, a specialisation school and...

SINCERE PES scheme supports landscape and biodiversity preservation

From Autumn 2020, visitors of Ruka-Kuusamo area have the possibility to contribute to preserving the region’s beautiful landscapes and biodiversity through the...

Survey on Green Care training needs

The recently launched Green4C project, which focuses on forest care, social agriculture, urban green care and green care tourism, encourages the participation...

How important are trees during a pandemic quarantine?

While the COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed our way of life due to confinement, at the same time it is revealing a...
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The Value of Forests

What is the value of forests and their impact on human health? Find out in this great information video elaborated by MFILM...

Greener cities help reduce the risk of premature death

Urban greenery can protect against premature mortality, according to an investigation conducted by the Institute for Global Health in Barcelona (ISGlobal) and...

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From religion to conservation: Greek community guards sacred forest for over...

Sacred forests are wooded areas with spiritual significance for people and rural communities. They represent places of worship and commemorations, where natural...

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