Year Published: 2014

Greener neighbourhoods, slimmer people? Evidence from 246 920 Australians

Astell-Burt, T., Feng, X. and Kolt, G.S., 2014. Greener neighborhoods, slimmer people? Evidence from 246 920 Australians. International journal of obesity, 38(1), pp.156-159.   Abstract Although there is growing consensus that population-level improvements in cardiovascular health depend upon environments that promote healthy lifestyles, evidence to support large-scale investments in neighborhood greenery to tackle obesity is inconsistent and …

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Defending and Expanding the Urban Forest: Opposing unnecessary tree removal requests.

The removal of senescing trees or those which pose a genuine risk to health or property is part of professional urban tree management. However, there are many requests for tree removals that are not based on a genuine likelihood of injury or property damage, but rather on an unfounded fear of what might happen or where the tree is considered to be in the way of some other activity…

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