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.

IUFRO’s Expert Panel on Forests and Human Health 2023

There is growing evidence that nature and in particular forests contribute to physical and mental well-being and can significantly improve human health. In order to...
Man in a forest

Taking Green Care to the next level: the final Green4C event

The Green4C (GreenForCare) project, co-funded by Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, will organise its final virtual event on 7 December. The aim will be...
Camino de Santiago

Mountains and their sustainable management are leading aspects of the Way of St James

PEFC Galicia, the Galician Association for the Promotion of Forest Certification, presented its "PEFC on the French Way" project - an initiative that forms...
Etifor Hackatons

Green4C Hackathons: a true Green Care contest!

The Green4C project has organised 6 hackathons to address different Green Care challenges. The hackathons are sprint-like events where participants team up to find...
Kids in Bosquescuela

Bosquescuela: what’s new this autumn!

Just as trees and nature now change colour in preparation for autumn, the Bosquescuela website has also received a new coat of paint: a...
Children at Bosquescuela

Bosquescuela: back to school…in nature!

It has been a hot summer in Barcelona, but it didn't stop Bosquescuela from continuing to work on its projects! Bosquescuela had a great...
Children playing in a tree

The benefits of learning in nature: Bosquescuela schools in Collserola and Serralada de Marina

This article is part of a series of stories with the aim of introducing the audience to the concept of "Bosquescuela" (forest schools) and...

Bosquescuela: grow and learn in and from nature!

Playing outside while learning for life! What is already practiced in Bosquescuela Cerceda (Madrid, Spain) is being planned for two places in Barcelona: Collserola...

Green4C Business Innovation Challenge: making green care innovative ideas grow

Co-funded by the Erasmus+ of the European Union, Green4C is a Knowledge Alliance project promoting nature-based solutions for health, wellbeing, and social inclusion. Bringing...

Dive deep into Green Care with the Green4C Summer School!

The Green4C Summer School: a specialisation course in Green Care entrepreneurship will provide the participants with access to an inclusive and generative space for...

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Riparian forests as Nature-Based Solutions within the Mediterranean context

The Mediterranean Basin faces significant challenges due to anthropogenic changes impacting both natural ecosystems and human livelihoods. Among these challenges, floods stand out as...

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