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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.

Green Care online course: from academic theory to entrepreneurial practice

Interested in starting your own Green Care business? The Green4C project team has designed a high quality online course on entrepreneurship and...

Empowering wellbeing and health through nature: inspiring good practices and initiatives across Europe

The 19th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities, which will be held virtually from 11-14 October and will focus...

Have your say in the Urban Green Care survey!

The European Forest Institute (EFI), ETIFOR and the University of British Columbia launched a survey on a Market Outlook on Urban Green...

Advancing innovation and entrepreneurship in Green Care sector

Human societies, economies and cultures are embedded in nature and depend on nature for their sustenance and well-being. Moreover, experiencing and connecting...

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...

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What do the urban foresters of tomorrow need?

Urban forests represent an efficient solution to two of the most concerning trends of our time: urbanisation and climate change. However, their...

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