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Why society needs nature - Lessons from research during Covid-19

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Engagement with Nature and Covid-19 Restrictions

Report from a study exploring people’s connection with trees, woodlands and wider nature before and during the Covid-19 pandemic. An online survey ran from mid June until the end of July 2020. This publication reports on the findings of the survey.

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  • Socio economic research
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Engagement with nature before and during the Covid-19 restrictions

This research aimed to explore people’s engagement with trees and woodlands, as well as wider nature, before and during the Covid-19 restrictions of spring to autumn 2020. There was an increase in social media traffic outlining the benefits of engaging with local nature spaces and a greater awareness of how much people can value and rely on nature to support their wellbeing.

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  • Socio economic research
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Why society needs nature

This was a joint collaborative piece of work between Natural Resources Wales, Forest Research, Natural England, NatureScot and the Environment Agency. It aimed to bring together and summarise research conducted…

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  • Socio economic research