HPHP Central is a place to access and share the latest international research, innovations and programs that focus on the health benefits of human contact with the natural world.
The loss of biodiversity is not just affecting the environment - new research shows it is also having an impact on human health.Read more
Michael Mitchell walked across Australia to raise money for cancer.Read more
The latest research on forest walking suggests exercising in green environments offers health benefits that city strolls can't match.Read more
Malaysian architect and author Dr Ken Yeang has spent 40 years integrating ecological principles into building design, including into city skyscrapers.Read more
A unique Mount Everest expedition is using the trek to the top to raise awareness about climate change - and clean up the world's highest peak.Read more
California's Teen Eco Action Week is a summer program that connects inner-city youth to the natural environment through activities and restoration projects in their communities.Read more
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