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Access to Green Spaces: A Privilege Under Threat
Access to green spaces is an important need that is often overlooked, but did you know that the benefits are perhaps far greater than you imagine?
With environmental concerns taking centre stage in the challenges facing society, the preservation of green spaces has become paramount in fighting the impacts of global warming. However, the mental health benefits of immersing oneself in these natural havens often go unnoticed, despite their association with reduced risks of serious mental illness.
Development projects frequently prioritize corporate interests over the preservation of ecological and historical significance. This has resulted in the loss of precious wildlife and heritage, as witnessed in my local area when a warehouse was erected on land housing a significant neolithic henge.
Join me as I explore the positive impacts of these invaluable spaces while also shedding light on the threat they face: