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Biodiversity: how our health and happiness depend on a thriving planet

By Melissa Marselle, Lecturer in Psychology, De Montfort University
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During the COVID-19 lockdowns, more of us are noticing the variety of animals, trees, and flowers in our back gardens or local park - and how being in contact with nature can influence our happiness.

This variety of life is known as biodiversity and it’s essential for our health and wellbeing. We depend on biodiversity in the natural world for the water we drink, the food we eat and the clean air we breathe.

But reports show that…


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