Tag Archives: Systematic review

ECEHH review featured on Cochrane.org

A team from ECEHH and the wider University of Exeter Medical School have published a Cochrane review of the health benefits of conservation and environmental enhancement activities. The review was the basis for the work reported last year. What is Cochrane? Cochrane is an independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers and people interested in […]

International Day for Biological Diversity 2016

Sunday the 22nd of May is International Day for Biological Diversity 2016, this year’s theme is ‘Mainstreaming Biodiversity; Sustaining People and their Livelihoods’. The United Nations and Convention for Biological Diversity (CBD) state: Biodiversity is the foundation for life and for the essential services provided by ecosystems. It therefore underpins peoples’ livelihoods and sustainable development in […]

Review and Supplementary material: Participation in environmental enhancement and conservation activities for health and well-being in adults

The ECEHH Cochrane review of the health benefits of conservation and environmental enhancement activities has now been published and can be read for free on the Cochrane library. The review was the basis for the work reported last year. You can access PowerPoint slides containing supplementary material to Husk K, Lovell R, Cooper C, Stahl-Timmins […]

A systematic review of the health and well-being impacts of school gardening

Our review of the benefits of school gardening activities has been published in BMC Public Health. School gardening programmes are increasingly popular with several high profile initiatives to encourage and support activity; examples include Jamie Oliver’s Kitchen Garden Project and the Royal Horticultural Society’s Campaign for School Gardening. The RHS aim to support teachers to […]