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This rigorous study, published in the prestigious British medical journal Lancet, offers definitive evidence that living near green space is associated with a decrease in mortality, from all causes. Initiatives to increase and manage green spaces should therefore be considered as a strategic public health intervention.

The Lancet: Planetary Health, November 2019

Green spaces and mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies. David Rojas-Rueda, PhD; Prof Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen, PhD; Mireia Gascon, PhD; Daniela Perez-Leon, MD; Pierpaolo Mudu, PhD.

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