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 Healthy Parks Healthy People Community Engagement eGuide produced by the US National Park Service is the first in a digital series to chronicle and share the development of Healthy Parks Healthy People programs in parks and communities across the US.Read more
Historically the rights of indigenous people to use the resources of their traditional lands in national parks have been curtailed with little or no consultation. Instead the focus has been on conservation of areas of scenic or aesthetic value to non-indigenous people and the protection of endangered and vulnerable plant and animal species.Read more
On World Ranger Day - 31 July - we take a moment to give thanks to all those rangers working in our protected areas!Read more
Buenos Aires has 34 Healthy Stations located in parks and squares have been visited by more than 500,000 people.Read more
Are you or an organisation you know interested in establishing a forest school or any similar form of education in a natural setting? Then a recent guide, produced by Forest School Canada in 2014, may provide a wealth of useful information.Read more
Happiness can't be as simple as a walk in the park... can it?Read more