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6B - Ecosystem Services & Public Health

Sub-working group of TWG 6 - Valuation of ES 
 

1. Introduction & Objectives

Welcome to the webpage of the Public Health Thematic Working Group of the Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP). This TWG was set up in January 2013 to facilitate dialogue between scientists and stakeholders on the connections between ecosystems and human health. Read more about our recent activities and outputs here

The relationship between the natural environment and human health has been of interest to scientists and thinkers since classical period; Aristotle and Epicurus both pondered the appearance of disease in polluted environments and the importance of immersive experiences in nature for overall well-being. Appreciation and understanding of these connections waned in the recent past, with approaches to science and medicine that promote compartmentalised rather than integrated disciplines. Read more about our objectives here

2. Lead Team & Members


Find Working Group Members here. If you would like to become a member of this working group or join the Lead team, please contact one of the members of the Lead team.

3. More Information

For more information about this sub-working group click on one of the following links: