Research Library

We provide detailed summaries and citations for peer-reviewed research articles as well as links to those that are publicly available, or to publishers’ websites when not publicly available. Access via an educational institution or payment may be required in some cases to access full studies and source documents.

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Nature and mental health: An ecosystem service perspective

An ecosystem service perspective may help decision makers anticipate the mental health impacts of decisions they make relating to the environment

Reducing inequities in early childhood mental health: How might the neighborhood built environment help close the gap? A systematic search and critical review

Improving the quantity and quality of public open space in disadvantaged neighborhoods may help reduce mental health inequities

Strengthening animal-human relationships as a doorway to Indigenous holistic wellness

Animal-human relationship stories attest to the important role animals play in the holistic health of Indigenous peoples

School green space and its impact on academic performance: A systematic literature review

Systematic review finding mixed results and studies of moderate quality recommends further research on the benefit of school green space for academic achievement

Developing a nature-based four-year-old kindergarten program: OAK Learning Center at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary in Green Bay, WI (USA)

Developers of a nature-based public preschool describe its development and perceptions of success in academic, physical, social and emotional development and connectedness to nature realms

Using culturally-relevant experiential education to enhance urban children's knowledge and engagement in science

An experiential science education program with a focus on cultural relevancy and eco-justice increased urban children’s knowledge and engagement in science

Science in the Learning Gardens (SciLG): A study of students' motivation, achievement, and science identity in low-income middle schools

Students’ motivational experiences in garden-based learning predict science engagement, learning and achievement

Neighborhood environments and socioeconomic inequalities in mental well-being

Access to green areas may disrupt the usual conversion of socioeconomic inequalities to inequalities in mental well-being

"It's good to learn about the plants": Promoting social justice and community health through the development of a Maya environmental and cultural heritage curriculum in southern Belize

An environmental and cultural heritage curriculum can promote social justice and contribute to the health and wellness of Indigenous communities

Systematic literature review on built environment effects on physical activity and active transport - an update and new findings on health equity

Built environment interventions show promise of increasing physical activity levels in children and adults but further research is needed to understand inequitable access to infrastructure improvements

"We can keep the fire burning": Building action competence through environmental justice education in Uganda and Germany

Multi-national projects can be effective in building on cultural and social diversity to help young people become confident and capable environmental actors

Fox palaces: The playful occupation of a Johannesburg city park

Creating safe space for children to play outdoors could become a tool for social transformation and achieving justice in an urban public space

Maintaining experiences of nature as a city grows

As cities grow, careful management is needed to balance access to both backyards and public green spaces and to ensure a more equitable distribution of reductions in access to nature

A review of the benefits of nature experiences: More than meets the eye

Investigations into the benefits of nature to humans should consider how such benefits are delivered through the full range of our senses

Nature contact and human health: A research agenda

A multidisciplinary team of scholars developed a research agenda to further the evidence of the health benefits of contact with nature

Exploring attitudes, perceived norms, and personal agency: Insights into theory-based messages to encourage park-based physical activity in low-income urban neighborhoods

Improved maintenance, marketing and messaging may promote physical activity in parks

The relationship between neighbourhood green space and child mental wellbeing depends upon whom you ask: Multilevel evidence from 3083 children aged 12-13 years

Neighborhood green space is associated with better child mental wellbeing, but this relationship depends on who reports the data

Love and social justice in learning for sustainability

Learning for sustainability requires a social justice approach applicable to both humans and the more-than-human world

Geotheorizing mountain-child relations within anthropogenic inheritances

Early childhood pedagogy based on relationality rather than separation could serve as a form of resistance to an extractive relationship with the more-than-human world


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