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Dr Ben Wheeler

12 December 2022

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Project that transformed parks into wildlife havens wins international award

A project that  transformed parks and open spaces across Cornwall into vibrant community areas and wildlife havens has won a prestigious international award. Making Space for Nature, a collaboration between Cornwall Council, Cormac and the University of Exeter, was crowned a winner in the Landscape Institute Awards 2022 in the ‘Excellence in…

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10 November 2021

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Coastal Living Benefits from Exeter University Research Highlighted in UK Chief Medical Officer’s Report

Research on the health benefits of coastal living will be highlighted to Government after University of Exeter experts authored a chapter for the Chief Medical Officer’s annual report. The academics warn that these benefits must not be taken for granted in the face of mounting environmental and social pressures.

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8 November 2021

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Exeter Academics Author WHO “Call to Action” on Nature, Biodiversity and Health

The multitude of ways in which the natural environment and human health are inextricably linked have been outlined in a document designed to help individuals and organisations across the 53 member states of the WHO European Region make evidence-based decisions.

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