Spending some time outdoors can help restore mental well-being, but physical distancing remains important during the coronavirus pandemic.
Humans have an innate affinity with nature. Embracing this in your home while locked down may improve your productivity and health.
It’s well-established that green spaces are good for our well-being. Now we can demonstrate that greater biodiversity boosts this benefit, as well as helping to sustain native plants and animals.
For people who aren’t able to spend time in nature every day, exposure to virtual natural environments could be an effective way of improving psychological well-being.
Not all of the solutions to the climate and ecological crisis have to be painful.
If the nature we desire is, in fact, its expression as untamed wildness, then we should turn to the creativity of artists as well as urban designers when building our cities.