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.
Global research showing the strong connection between human health and contact with nature is the focus of a new report just released by Parks Victoria and Deakin University.Read more
The proceedings of the Improving Health and Well-being: Healthy Parks Healthy People stream at the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 have been recorded and compiled in a comprehensive report of each stream session that offers an excellent overview.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
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
If an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, how much health can riding a bicycle deliver? A program just launched in Boston, USA is betting it's a significant amount.Read more