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Biophilia

PAS QuickNotes 87

Biophilia describes the innate human desire to connect with other living things and the natural environment. This edition of PAS QuickNotes describes the importance of nature to our physical and mental health and well-being and highlights how planners can help their communities provide equitable access to nature and green space design for all. 

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