Nature ‘more important than ever during lockdown’

Reporting for the BBC , Helen Briggs writes: “About one in 10 households across Great Britain has no access to a private or shared garden. This rises to one in five households in London.” “Data has confirmed what many suspected: nature and green spaces…
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How economic inequality harms societies

In this 15 minute video, Prof. Richard Wilkinson gives a TED-talk based on his book (co-authored with Prof. Kate Pickett),  The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone Following on from the above, came The Inner Level (“How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone’s Wellbeing”). This book…
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The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone

Written by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, this book (first published in 2009) highlights the “pernicious effects that inequality has on societies: eroding trust, increasing anxiety and illness, (and) encouraging excessive consumption”. It shows that for each of eleven different health…
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