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Papers on greenspace and health

Environmental, health, wellbeing, social and equity effects of urban green space interventions: A meta-narrative evidence synthesis (2019) RF Hunter, C Cleland, A Cleary, M Droomers, BW Wheeler, Danielle Sinnett, MJ Nieuwenhuijsen, M Braubach. Environment International 130, 104923

Nurturing sociality with birdlife in the context of life with sight impairment: a role for nonhuman charisma. (2019) S Bell Social & Cultural Geography, 1-19.

Nature and mental health: An ecosystem service perspective (2019) GN Bratman, CB Anderson, MG Berman, B Cochran, S De Vries, … et al. Science Advances 5 (7), eaax0903

Natural environments and craving: The mediating role of negative affect. (2019) L Martin, S Pahl, MP White, J May. Health & place, 58, 102160.

Experiencing nature with sight impairment: Seeking freedom from ableism. (2019) S Bell. Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space, 2(2), pp.304-322.

Spending at least 120 minutes a week in nature is associated with good health and wellbeing (2019) MP White, J Grellier, BW Wheeler, T hartig ,SL Warber, A Bone, MH Depledge, LE Fleming. Scientific Reports 9, 7730.

Impact of a riverside accessibility intervention on use, physical activity, and wellbeing: A mixed methods pre-post evaluation (2019) C Vert, G Carrasco-Turigas, W Zijlema, A Espinosa, L Cano-Riu, LR Elliott, et al. Landscape and Urban Planning 190, 103611

Mental health and wellbeing: The contribution of trees and forests to diverse populations in Britain. (2019) L O’Brien, B Ambrose-Oji, B Wheeler Santé Publique, 1(HS), pp.163-171.

Longitudinal access and exposure to green-blue spaces and individual-level mental health and well-being: protocol for a longitudinal, population-wide record-linked natural experiment. (2019) A Mizen, J Song, R Fry, A Akbari, D Berridge, SC Parker, R Johnson, R Lovell, RA Lyons, M Nieuwenhuijsen, G Stratton. BMJ open, 9(4), p.e027289

The effects of meteorological conditions and daylight on nature-based recreational physical activity in England. (2019) LR Elliott, MP White, C Sarran, J Grellier, JK Garrett, E Scoccimarro, AJ Smalley, LE Felmming. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening.

Are some natural environments more psychologically beneficial than others? The importance of type and quality on connectedness to nature and psychological restoration (2019) KJ Wyles, MP White, C Hattam, S Pahl, H King, M Austen. Environment and Behavior, 51.2 (2019): 111-14

A prescription for “nature” – the potential of using virtual nature in therapeutics (2018) MP White, NL Yeo, P Vassiljev, R Lundstedt, M Wallergård, M Albin, M Lõhmus. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment. 14: 3001–3013.

Negotiating nature’s weather worlds in the context of life with sight impairment (2018) SL Bell, C Leyshon, C Pheonix. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. 00:1–14.

A “healthy dose” of nature: A cautionary tale (2018) SL Bell, C Leyshon, R Foley, RA Kearns. Geography Compass. e12415

From therapeutic landscapes to healthy spaces, places and practices: A scoping review (2018) SL Bell, R Foley, F Houghton, A Maddrell, AM Williams. Social Science & Medicine 196, 123-130

Neighbourhood greenspace is related to physical activity in England, but only for dog owners. (2018) MP White, LR Elliott, BW Wheeler, LE Fleming. Landscape and Urban Planning 174, 18-23

Healthy publics: enabling cultures and environments for health. (2018) S Hinchliffe, MA Jackson, K Wyatt, AE Barlow, M Barreto, L Clare, MH Depledge, R Durie, LE Fleming, N Groom, K Morrissey. Palgrave communications. 15;4.

Who doesn’t visit natural environments for recreation and why: A population representative analysis of spatial, individual and temporal factors among adults in England (2018) F Boyd, MP White, SL Bell, J Burt. Landscape and Urban Planning 175, 102-113

Nearby Nature ‘Buffers’ the Effect of Low Social Connectedness on Adult Subjective Wellbeing over the Last 7 Days (2018) B Cartwright, M White, T Clitherow. International journal of environmental research and public health 15 (6), 1238

The relationship between exposure to natural and urban environments and children’s self-regulation (2018) R Jenkin, I Frampton, MP White, S Pahl. Landscape Research 43 (3), 315-328

Green spaces could reduce asthma admissions (2018) IN Soyiri, I Alcock. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine 6 (1), e1

Natural environments and subjective wellbeing: Different types of exposure are associated with different aspects of wellbeing (2017) MP White, S Pahl, BW Wheeler, MH Depledge, LE Fleming. Health & Place 45, 77-84

Why do people exercise in natural environments? Norwegian adults’ motives for nature-, gym-, and sports-based exercise (2017) G Calogiuri, LR Elliott. International journal of environmental research and public health 14 (4), 377

Exploring potential mechanisms involved in the relationship between eudaimonic wellbeing and nature connection (2017) A Cleary, KS Fielding, SL Bell, Z Murray, A Roiko. Landscape and Urban Planning 158, 119-128

Using Geonarratives to Explore the Diverse Temporalities of Therapeutic Landscapes: Perspectives from “Green” and “Blue” Settings. (2017) SL Bell, BW Wheeler, C Phoenix. Annals of the American Association of Geographers 107 (1), 93-108

Understanding how environmental enhancement and conservation activities may benefit health and wellbeing: a systematic review. (2016) R Lovell, K Husk, C Cooper, W Stahl-Timmins, R Garside. BMC public health 15 (1), 864

Beyond greenspace: an ecological study of population general health and indicators of natural environment type and quality. (2016) BW Wheeler, R Lovell, SL Higgins, MP White, I Alcock, NJ Osborne, … International journal of health geographics 14 (1), 17

Recreational physical activity in natural environments and implications for health: A population based cross-sectional study in England. (2016) MP White, LR Elliott, T Taylor, BW Wheeler, A Spencer, A Bone, … Preventive Medicine 91, 383-388

How do older people describe their sensory experiences of the natural world? A systematic review of the qualitative evidence (2016) N Orr, A Wagstaffe, S Briscoe, R Garside. BMC geriatrics 16 (1), 116

Attention Restoration Theory: A systematic review of the attention restoration potential of exposure to natural environments (2016) H Ohly, MP White, BW Wheeler, A Bethel, OC Ukoumunne, V Nikolaou, … Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B 19 (7), 305-343

Health and climate related ecosystem services provided by street trees in the urban environment. (2016) JA Salmond, M Tadaki, S Vardoulakis, K Arbuthnott, A Coutts, … Environmental Health 15 (1), 95

How do brochures encourage walking in natural environments in the UK? A content analysis (2016) LR Elliott, MP White, AH Taylor, C Abraham. Health promotion international 33 (2), 299-310

What accounts for ‘England’s green and pleasant land’? A panel data analysis of mental health and land cover types in rural England (2015) I Alcock, MP White, R Lovell, SL Higgins, NJ Osborne, K Husk, … Landscape and Urban Planning 142, 38-46

Using GPS and geo‐narratives: a methodological approach for understanding and situating everyday green space encounters (2015) SL Bell, C Phoenix, R Lovell, BW Wheeler. Area 47 (1), 88-96.

Urban street tree density and antidepressant prescription rates—A cross-sectional study in London, UK (2015) MS Taylor, BW Wheeler, MP White, T Economou, NJ Osborne. Landscape and Urban Planning 136, 174-179

Energy expenditure on recreational visits to different natural environments (2015) LR Elliott, MP White, AH Taylor, S Herbert. Social Science & Medicine 139, 53-60

The effects of exercising in different natural environments on psycho-physiological outcomes in post-menopausal women: A simulation study (2015) MP White, S Pahl, KJ Ashbullby, F Burton, MH Depledge. International journal of environmental research and public health 12 (9 …

Local Environments and Activity in Later Life: Meaningful Experiences in Green and Blue Spaces (2015) SL Bell, BW Wheeler. Physical Activity and Sport in Later Life, 175-186 Papers on natural environments and health

Healthy people with nature in mind. (2015) M van den Bosch Annerstedt, MH Depledge. BMC public health 15, 1232-1232

Longitudinal effects on mental health of moving to greener and less green urban areas (2014) I Alcock, MP White, BW Wheeler, LE Fleming, MH Depledge. Environmental science & technology 48 (2), 1247-1255

Green space, health and wellbeing: making space for individual agency (2014) S Bell, C Phoenix, R Lovell, B Wheeler. Health & Place 30, 287-292

Would you be happier living in a greener urban area? A fixed-effects analysis of panel data (2013) MP White, I Alcock, BW Wheeler, MH Depledge. Psychological science 24 (6), 920-928

Feelings of restoration from recent nature visits (2013) MP White, S Pahl, K Ashbullby, S Herbert, MH Depledge. Journal of Environmental Psychology 35, 40-51

Street trees and anti-depressant use in London, UK Cross sectional analyses 2009-2010 (2013) M Taylor, BW Wheeler, MP White, NJ Osborne. European Journal of Public Health. 22, 276-276

Can natural and virtual environments be used to promote improved human health and wellbeing? (2011) MH Depledge, RJ Stone, WJ Bird. Environmental science & technology 45 (11), 4660-4665

Does participating in physical activity in outdoor natural environments have a greater effect on physical and mental wellbeing than physical activity indoors? A systematic review (2011) J Thompson Coon, K Boddy, K Stein, R Whear, J Barton, MH Depledge. Environmental science & technology 45 (5), 1761-1772

The psychological benefits of visiting natural environments: Differential effects of coast, countryside and urban open space on positive affect (2011) K Ashbullby, M White, S Pahl, M Depledge. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 214, p449-460

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Papers on bluespace and health

Neighbourhood blue space, health and wellbeing: The mediating role of different types of physical activity. (2019) TP Pasanen, MP White, BW Wheeler, JK Garrett, LR Elliott. Environment International, 131, p.105016.

Time and tide (2019) M Depledge, M White, B Maycock, L Fleming (2019) BMJ 336: 4671

The health of commercial Fishers in England and Wales: Analysis of the 2011 census (2019) RA Turner, NC Sainsbury, BW Wheeler. Marine Policy, p.103548.

Fostering human health through ocean sustainability in the 21st century. (2019) LE Fleming, B Maycock, MP White, MH Depledge. People and Nature. 0nline First.

The shadows of risk and inequality within salutogenic coastal waters: Hydrophilia Unbounded. S Bell, J Hollenbeck, R lovell, M Depledge. in R Foley, R Kearns, K Kistemann, and B Wheeler, eds. Blue Space, Health and Wellbeing: Hydrophilia Unbounded. Routledge, 2019.

Health Benefits of Physical Activity Related to An Urban Riverside Regeneration. (2019) C Vert, M Nieuwenhuijsen, M Gascon, J Grellier, LE Fleming, MP White, D Rojas-Rueda. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(3), 462.

Urban blue space and health and wellbeing in Hong Kong: Results from a survey of older adults (2019) JK Garrett, MP White, J Huang, S Ng, Z Hui, C Leung, LA Tse, F Fung, … Health & place 55, 100-110

Blue landscapes and public health. (2018) In Oxford Textbook of Nature and Public Health: The Role of Nature in Improving the Health of a Population. M White, R Lovell, B Wheeler, S Pahl, S Volker, M Depledge. Oxford University Press

The Soothing Sea: A Virtual Coastal Walk Can Reduce Experienced and Recollected Pain (2018) K Tanja-Dijkstra, S Pahl, MP White, M Auvray, RJ Stone, J Andrade, J May, … Environment and behavior 50 (6), 599-625

Recreational visits to marine and coastal environments in England: Where, what, who, why, and when? (2018) LR Elliott, MP White, J Grellier, SE Rees, RD Waters, LE Fleming. Marine Policy

Urban blue space and health and wellbeing in Hong Kong: Results from a survey of older adults (2018) JK Garrett, MP White, J Huang, S Ng, Z Hui, C Leung, LA Tse, F Fung, … Health & Place.

Outdoor blue spaces, human health and well-being: a systematic review of quantitative studies (2017) M Gascon, W Zijlema, C Vert, MP White, MJ Nieuwenhuijsen. International journal of hygiene and environmental health 220 (8), 1207-1221

Marine wildlife as an important component of coastal visits: The role of perceived biodiversity and species behaviour. (2017) MP White, A Weeks, T Hooper, L Bleakley, D Cracknell, R Lovell, R Jefferson. Marine Policy 78, 80-89

Future of the Sea: Health and Wellbeing of Coastal Communities. (2017) MH Depledge, R Lovell, BW Wheeler, KM Morrissey, M White, LE Fleming. UK Government Office for Science

BlueHealth: a study programme protocol for mapping and quantifying the potential benefits to public health and well-being from Europe’s blue spaces (2017) J Grellier, MP White, M Albin, S Bell, LR Elliott, M Gascón, S Gualdi, … BMJ open 7 (6), e016188

Exploring the relationship between childhood obesity and proximity to the coast: A rural/urban perspective (2016) SL Wood, PR Demougin, S Higgins, K Husk, BW Wheeler, M White. Health & Place 40, 129-136

Valuing the health benefits of physical activities in the marine environment and their importance for marine spatial planning (2016) E Papathanasopoulou, MP White, C Hattam, A Lannin, A Harvey, … Marine Policy 63, 144-152

The health benefits of blue exercise in the UK (2016) in Green Exercise: Linking Nature, Health and Well-Being. M White, S Bell, LR Elliott, R Jenkin, BW Wheeler, MH Depledge

The ‘Blue Gym’: What can blue space do for you and what can you do for blue space? (2016) MP White, S Pahl, BW Wheeler, LEF Fleming, MH Depledge. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 96 (1), 5-12

Seeking everyday wellbeing: The coast as a therapeutic landscape (2015) SL Bell, C Phoenix, R Lovell, BW Wheeler. Social Science & Medicine 142, 56-67

Oceans and human health: implications for society and well-being (2014) RE Bowen, MH Depledge, CP Carlarne, LE Fleming. John Wiley & Sons

Coastal proximity and physical activity: Is the coast an under-appreciated public health resource? (2014) MP White, BW Wheeler, S Herbert, I Alcock, MH Depledge. Preventive medicine 69, 135-140

Coastal proximity, health and well-being: Results from a longitudinal panel survey (2014) MP White, I Alcock, BW Wheeler, MH Depledge. Health & place 23, 97-103

Oceans and human health: a rising tide of challenges and opportunities for Europe (2014) LE Fleming, N McDonough, M Austen, L Mee, M Moore, P Hess, … Marine environmental research 99, 16-19

The beach as a setting for families’ health promotion: A qualitative study with parents and children living in coastal regions in Southwest England (2013) KJ Ashbullby, S Pahl, P Webley, MP White. Health & Place 23, 138-147

Does living by the coast improve health and wellbeing? (2012) BW Wheeler, M White, W Stahl-Timmins, MH Depledge. Health & place 18 (5), 1198-1201

Blue space: The importance of water for preference, affect, and restorativeness ratings of natural and built scenes (2010) M White, A Smith, K Humphryes, S Pahl, D Snelling, M Depledge. Journal of Environmental Psychology 30 (4), 482-493

The Blue Gym: health and wellbeing from our coasts. (2009) MH Depledge, WJ Bird. Marine Pollution Bulletin 58 (7), 947

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Papers on the economic value of natural environments for health

Wellbeing and society: Towards quantification of the co-benefits of wellbeing (2019) A Maccagnan, S Wren-Lewis, H Brown, T Taylor. Social Indicators Research. 15;141(1):217-43.

Valuing the health benefits of physical activities in the marine environment and their importance for marine spatial planning (2016) E Papathanasopoulou, MP White, C Hattam, A Lannin, A Harvey, … Marine Policy 63, 144-152

Recreational physical activity in natural environments and implications for health: A population based cross-sectional study in England. (2016) MP White, LR Elliott, T Taylor, BW Wheeler, A Spencer, A Bone, … Preventive Medicine 91, 383-388

J Pretty, J Barton, Z Pervez Bharucha, R Bragg, D Pencheon, C Wood, MH Depledge. (2016) Improving health and well-being independently of GDP: dividends of greener and prosocial economies. International Journal of Environmental Health Research. 2;26(1):11-36.

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Papers on biodiversity and health

Everyday green space and experienced well-being: the significance of wildlife encounters (2018) SL Bell, M Westley, R Lovell, BW Wheeler. Landscape Research 43 (1), 8-19

Is variety the spice of life? An experimental investigation into the effects of species richness on self-reported mental well-being (2017) LJ Wolf, S zu Ermgassen, A Balmford, M White, N Weinstein. PloS one 12 (1), e0170225

Marine wildlife as an important component of coastal visits: The role of perceived biodiversity and species behaviour. (2017) MP White, A Weeks, T Hooper, L Bleakley, D Cracknell, R Lovell, R Jefferson. Marine Policy 78, 80-89

What are the effects of nature conservation on human well-being? A systematic map of empirical evidence from developing countries (2016) MC McKinnon, SH Cheng, S Dupre, J Edmond, R Garside, L Glew, … Environmental Evidence 5 (1), 8

Marine biota and psychological well-being: A preliminary examination of dose–response effects in an aquarium setting. (2016) D Cracknell, MP White, S Pahl, WJ Nichols, MH Depledge. Environment and Behavior 48 (10), 1242-1269

Contribution of biodiversity and green spaces to mental and physical fitness, and cultural dimensions of health (2015) P Horwitz, C Kretsch, A Jenkins, A Rahim, A Burls, K Campbell, M Carter, … Connecting Global Priorities: Biodiversity and Human Health, 200-219

Biodiversity, cultural pathways, and human health: a framework (2014) NE Clark, R Lovell, BW Wheeler, SL Higgins, MH Depledge, K Norris. Trends in ecology & evolution 29 (4), 198-204

A systematic review of the health and well-being benefits of biodiverse environments. (2014) R Lovell, BW Wheeler, SL Higgins, KN Irvine, MH Depledge. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B 17 (1), 1-20

Exploring the potential of large vertebrates as early warning sentinels of threats to marine ecosystems, human health and wellbeing. (2014) MC Fossi, MH Depledge. Marine environmental research;100:1.

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Papers on gardening and health

Indoor Nature Interventions for Health and Wellbeing of Older Adults in Residential Settings: A Systematic Review. (2019) Yeo, N.L., Elliott, L.R., White, M.P., Garside, R., Bethel, A., Dean, S.G., The Gerontologist

Prescribing gardening and conservation activities for health and wellbeing in older people. (2017) K Husk, R Lovell, R Garside. Maturitas 110, A1-A2

A systematic review of the health and well-being impacts of school gardening: synthesis of quantitative and qualitative evidence. (2016) H Ohly, S Gentry, R Wigglesworth, A Bethel, R Lovell, R Garside BMC Public Health 16 (1), 286

What are the health and well-being impacts of community gardening for adults and children: a mixed method systematic review protocol (2015) R Lovell, K Husk, A Bethel, R Garside. Environmental Evidence 3 (1), 1

What is the impact of using outdoor spaces such as gardens on the physical and mental wellbeing of those with dementia? A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence (2014) R Whear, J Thompson-Coon, A Bethel, R Abbott, K Stein, R Garside. JAMDA  2014, 15 (10); 697-705

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Inclusive and equitable environments

Nurturing sociality with birdlife in the context of life with sight impairment: a role for nonhuman charisma. (2019) S Bell Social & Cultural Geography, 1-19.

Experiencing nature with sight impairment: Seeking freedom from ableism. (2019) S Bell. Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space, 2(2), pp.304-322.

Seeking a disability lens within climate change migration discourses, policies and practices. (2019) SL Bell, T Tabe, S Bell. Disability & Society. 2019 Aug 24:1-6.

From therapeutic landscapes to healthy spaces, places and practices: A scoping review (2018) SL Bell, R Foley, F Houghton, A Maddrell, AM Williams. Social Science & Medicine 196, 123-130

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Papers on nature based health interventions

Health Benefits of Physical Activity Related to An Urban Riverside Regeneration. (2019) Vert, C., Nieuwenhuijsen, M., Gascon, M., Grellier, J., Fleming, L. E., White, M. P., & Rojas-Rueda, D. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(3), 462.

Nature–Based Interventions for Improving Health and Wellbeing: The Purpose, the People and the Outcomes (2019) DF Shanahan, T Astell–Burt, EA Barber, E Brymer, DTC Cox, J Dean, MH Depledge, RA Fuller, T Hartig, KN Irvine, A Jones, H Kikillus, R Lovell, R Mitchell, J Niemelä, M Nieuwenhuijsen, J Pretty, M Townsend, Y van Heezik, S Warber, KJ Gaston. Sports, 7: 141.

Indoor Nature Interventions for Health and Wellbeing of Older Adults in Residential Settings: A Systematic Review. (2019) NL Yeo, LR Elliott, MP White, R Garside, A Bethel, SG Dean, The Gerontologist

Evaluation of a surfing programme designed to increase personal well-being and connectedness to the natural environment among ‘at risk’young people (2018) A Hignett, MP White, S Pahl, R Jenkin, ML Froy. Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning 18 (1), 53-69

Recovery under sail: Rehabilitation clients’ experience of a sail training voyage (2016) R White, C Abraham, JR Smith, M White, PK Staiger. Addiction Research & Theory 24 (5), 355-365

Understanding how environmental enhancement and conservation activities may benefit health and wellbeing: a systematic review. (2016) R Lovell, K Husk, C Cooper, W Stahl-Timmins, R Garside. BMC public health 15 (1), 864

Participation in environmental enhancement and conservation activities for health and well-being in adults (intervention protocol). (2016) K Husk, R Lovell, C Cooper, W Stahl‐Timmins, R Garside. The Cochrane Library 5

The effects of surfing and the natural environment on the well-being of combat veterans (2015) N Caddick, B Smith, C Phoenix. Qualitative health research 25 (1), 76-86

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Papers on social prescribing

What approaches to social prescribing work, for whom, and in what circumstances? A realist review (2019) K Husk, K Blockley, R Lovell, A Bethel, I Lang, R Byng, R Garside. Health & social care in the community. online first

Social prescribing: where is the evidence? (2018) K Husk, J Elston, F Gradinger, L Callaghan, S Asthana. Br J Gen Pract 69 (678), 6-7

Prescribing gardening and conservation activities for health and wellbeing in older people. (2017) K Husk, R Lovell, R Garside. Maturitas 110, A1-A2

What approaches to social prescribing work, for whom, and in what circumstances? A protocol for a realist review. (2016) K Husk, K Blockley, R Lovell, A Bethel, D Bloomfield, S Warber, … Systematic reviews 5 (1), 93

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Papers on the microbiome

Cities, biodiversity and health: we need healthy urban microbiome initiatives. (2018) EJ Flies, C Skelly, R Lovell, MF Breed, D Phillips, P Weinstein. Cities & Health, 1-8

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Papers on environmental risks

Temperate airborne grass pollen defined by spatio-temporal shifts in community compositionG (2019) L Brennan, C Potter, N De Vere, GW Griffith, CA Skjøth, NJ Osborne, B Wheeler… F Rowney…et al. Nature ecology & evolution 3 (5), 750

Temperate grass allergy season defined by spatio-temporal shifts in airborne pollen communities. (2018) GL Brennan, C Potter, N de Vere, GW Griffith, CA Skjoth, NJ Osborne, … bioRxiv, 410829

Land cover and air pollution are associated with asthma hospitalisations: A cross-sectional study. (2018) I Alcock, M White, M Cherrie, B Wheeler, J Taylor, R McInnes, … Environment international 109, 29-41

Is it safe to go back into the water? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the risk of acquiring infections from recreational exposure to seawater (2018) AFC Leonard, A Singer, OC Ukoumunne, WH Gaze, R Garside. International journal of epidemiology 47 (2), 572-586

Pathogen seasonality and links with weather in England and Wales: a big data time series analysis (2018) MPC Cherrie, G Nichols, GL Iacono, C Sarran, S Hajat, LE Fleming. BMC public health 18 (1), 1067

Pollen exposure and hospitalization due to asthma exacerbations: daily time series in a European city. (2018) NJ Osborne, I Alcock, BW Wheeler, S Hajat, C Sarran, Y Clewlow, … International journal of biometeorology 61 (10), 1837-1848

Coastal climate is associated with elevated solar irradiance and higher 25 (OH) D level (2015) MPC Cherrie, BW Wheeler, MP White, CE Sarran, NJ Osborne. Environment International 77, 76-84

Human recreational exposure to antibiotic resistant bacteria in coastal bathing waters (2015) AFC Leonard, L Zhang, AJ Balfour, R Garside, WH Gaze. Environment international 82, 92-100

Geography of non-melanoma skin cancer and ecological associations with environmental risk factors in England (2013) BW Wheeler, G Kothencz, AS Pollard. British journal of cancer 109 (1), 235-241

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Papers on environmental and climate change and health

Seeking a disability lens within climate change migration discourses, policies and practices. (2019) SL Bell, T Tabe, S Bell. Disability & Society. 2019 Aug 24:1-6.

Willingness to pay for policies to reduce future deaths from climate change: evidence from a British survey (2019) H Graham, S de Bell, N Hanley, S Jarvis, PCL White. Public Health. 174, 110-117

Time and tide (2019) M Depledge, M White, B Maycock, L Fleming (2019) BMJ 336: 4671

The Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: from 25 years of inaction to a global transformation for public health. (2018) N Watts… MH Depledge… K Morrisey, et al. The Lancet 391.10120: 581-630.

Beyond Climate Change and Health: Integrating Broader Environmental Change and Natural Environments for Public Health Protection and Promotion in the UK. (2018) L Fleming, G Leonardi, M White, J Medlock, I Alcock, H Macintyre, … Atmosphere 9 (7), 245

The nexus between climate change, ecosystem services and human health: Towards a conceptual framework (2018) A Chiabai, S Quiroga, P Martinez-Juarez, S Higgins, T Taylor. Science of The Total Environment 635, 1191-1204

Public involvement in research about environmental change and health: a case study. (2018) K Maguire, R Garside, J Poland, LE Fleming, I Alcock, T Taylor, … Health

Scoping the proximal and distal dimensions of climate change on health and wellbeing (2018) GP Morris, S Reis, SA Beck, LE Fleming, WN Adger, TG Benton, … Environmental Health 16 (1), 116

The Lancet Countdown: tracking progress on health and climate change. (2017) N Watts… MH Deplegde… et al. The Lancet, 389(10074), pp.1151-1164.

Extended impacts of climate change on health and wellbeing. (2014) F Thomas, CE Sabel, K Morton, R Hiscock, MH Depledge. Environmental Science & Policy 44, 271-278

Structural Vulnerability and Narrative: Sensitising Concepts for Understanding the Health Impacts of Climate Change In Ecological Health: Society, Ecology and Health R Moran, J Hollenbeck, C Phoenix. Ecological Health: Society, Ecology and Health, 109-124

Climate warming will not decrease winter mortality (2014) PL Staddon, HE Montgomery, MH Depledge. Nature Climate Change;4(3):190.

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Pro-environmental behaviours

The INHERIT Model: A Tool to Jointly Improve Health, Environmental Sustainability and Health Equity through Behavior and Lifestyle Change (2018) N van der Vliet, B Staatsen, H Kruize, G Morris, C Costongs, R Bell, … International journal of environmental research and public health 15 (7), 1435

Knowledge, experience and the circus: academic perspectives on the processes of communicating the environmental and health impacts of electric vehicles (2017) S Esmene, T Taylor, M Leyshon. Local Environment. Jun 3;22(6):651-66.

‘Green’ on the ground but not in the air: Pro-environmental attitudes are related to household behaviours but not discretionary air travel (2017) I Alcock, MP White, T Taylor, DF Coldwell, MO Gribble, KL Evans, … Global environmental change 42, 136-147

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Systematic reviews on nature and health

Environmental, health, wellbeing, social and equity effects of urban green space interventions: A meta-narrative evidence synthesis (2019) RF Hunter, C Cleland, A Cleary, M Droomers, BW Wheeler, Danielle Sinnett, MJ Nieuwenhuijsen, M Braubach. Environment International 130, 104923

What approaches to social prescribing work, for whom, and in what circumstances? A realist review (2019) K Husk, K Blockley, R Lovell, A Bethel, I Lang, R Byng, R Garside. Health & social care in the community. online first

A systematic map of evidence on the contribution of forests to poverty alleviation. SH Cheng, K MacLeod, S Ahlroth, S Onder, E Perge, P Shyamsundar, … Environmental Evidence 8 (1), 3

Indoor Nature Interventions for Health and Wellbeing of Older Adults in Residential Settings: A Systematic Review. (2019) Yeo, N.L., Elliott, L.R., White, M.P., Garside, R., Bethel, A., Dean, S.G., The Gerontologist

Is it safe to go back into the water? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the risk of acquiring infections from recreational exposure to seawater (2018) AFC Leonard, A Singer, OC Ukoumunne, WH Gaze, R Garside. International journal of epidemiology 47 (2), 572-586

Outdoor blue spaces, human health and well-being: a systematic review of quantitative studies (2017) M Gascon, W Zijlema, C Vert, MP White, MJ Nieuwenhuijsen. International journal of hygiene and environmental health 220 (8), 1207-1221

What is the evidence for the contribution of forests to poverty alleviation? A systematic map protocol (2017) SH Cheng, S Ahlroth, S Onder, P Shyamsundar, R Garside, P Kristjanson, … Environmental Evidence 6 (1), 10

Understanding how environmental enhancement and conservation activities may benefit health and wellbeing: a systematic review. (2016) R Lovell, K Husk, C Cooper, W Stahl-Timmins, R Garside. BMC public health 15 (1), 864

Participation in environmental enhancement and conservation activities for health and well‐being in adults: a review of quantitative and qualitative evidence. (2016) K Husk, R Lovell, C Cooper, W Stahl‐Timmins, R Garside. The Cochrane Library 5

How do older people describe their sensory experiences of the natural world? A systematic review of the qualitative evidence (2016) N Orr, A Wagstaffe, S Briscoe, R Garside. BMC geriatrics 16 (1), 116

What are the effects of nature conservation on human well-being? A systematic map of empirical evidence from developing countries (2016) MC McKinnon, SH Cheng, S Dupre, J Edmond, R Garside, L Glew, … Environmental Evidence 5 (1), 8

Attention Restoration Theory: A systematic review of the attention restoration potential of exposure to natural environments (2016) H Ohly, MP White, BW Wheeler, A Bethel, OC Ukoumunne, V Nikolaou, … Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B 19 (7), 305-343

What approaches to social prescribing work, for whom, and in what circumstances? A protocol for a realist review. (2016) K Husk, K Blockley, R Lovell, A Bethel, D Bloomfield, S Warber, … Systematic reviews 5 (1), 93

A systematic review of the health and well-being benefits of biodiverse environments. (2014) R Lovell, BW Wheeler, SL Higgins, KN Irvine, MH Depledge. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B 17 (1), 1-20

What is the impact of using outdoor spaces such as gardens on the physical and mental wellbeing of those with dementia? A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence (2014) R Whear, J Thompson-Coon, A Bethel, R Abbott, K Stein, R Garside. JAMDA  2014, 15 (10); 697-705

What are the impacts of nature conservation interventions on human well-being: a systematic map protocol (2014) M Bottrill, S Cheng, R Garside, S Wongbusarakum, D Roe, MB Holland, … Environmental Evidence 3 (1), 1

Does participating in physical activity in outdoor natural environments have a greater effect on physical and mental wellbeing than physical activity indoors? A systematic review (2011) J Thompson Coon, K Boddy, K Stein, R Whear, J Barton, MH Depledge. Environmental science & technology 45 (5), 1761-1772

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Methods papers

Systematic reviews of qualitative evidence for environmental policy and management: an overview of different methodological options (2019) B Macura, M Suškevičs, R Garside, K Hannes, R Rees, R Rodela. Environmental Evidence 8 (1), 24

Public involvement in research about environmental change and health: a case study. (2018) K Maguire, R Garside, J Poland, LE Fleming, I Alcock, T Taylor, … Health

Supplementary search methods were more effective and offered better value than bibliographic database searching: A case study from public health and environmental enhancement (2018) C Cooper, R Lovell, K Husk, A Booth, R Garside. Research synthesis methods 9 (2), 195-223

Using machine learning to advance synthesis and use of conservation and environmental evidence (2018) SH Cheng, C Augustin, A Bethel, D Gill, S Anzaroot, J Brun, B DeWilde, … Conservation Biology

Using GPS and geo‐narratives: a methodological approach for understanding and situating everyday green space encounters (2015) SL Bell, C Phoenix, R Lovell, BW Wheeler. Area 47 (1), 88-96

The Online Dissemination of Nature–Health Concepts: Lessons from Sentiment Analysis of Social Media Relating to “Nature-Deficit Disorder” (2016) M Palomino, T Taylor, A Göker, J Isaacs, S Warber. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 13 (1), 142

Integrating health and environmental impact analysis (2015) S Reis, G Morris, LE Fleming, S Beck, T Taylor, M White, MH Depledge, … public health 129 (10), 1383-1389

Data mashups: potential contribution to decision support on climate change and health. (2014) LE Fleming, A Haines, B Golding, A Kessel, A Cichowska, CE Sabel, … International journal of environmental research and public health 11

Paradigmatic approaches to studying environment and human health:(Forgotten) implications for interdisciplinary research (2013) C Phoenix, NJ Osborne, C Redshaw, R Moran, W Stahl-Timmins, … Environmental science & policy 25, 218-228

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