Environmental Research

Challenges for tree officers to enhance the provision of regulating ecosystem services from urban forests

Urbanisation and a changing climate are leading to more frequent and severe flood, heat and air pollution episodes in Britain’s cities. Interest in nature-based solutions to these urban problems is growing, with urban forests potentially able to provide a range of regulating ecosystem services such as stormwater attenuation, heat amelioration and air purification…

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Urban residential tree canopy and perceived stress among pregnant women

Highlights Residential tree canopy cover is associated with lower prenatal stress among women with anxiety or depression. 100 m buffers are more sensitive than 500 m in detecting stress-greenness associations. Evaluating stress-greenness associations should take into account mental health history. Abstract Objective To examine the association of urban residential tree canopy cover with perceived stress

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