Connecting Nature Connection Activities in Australia (Report)

Connecting Nature Connection Activities in Australia Connecting people with nature to foster enduring environmentally-sensitive behaviour has become a recent focus of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), through its global #NatureForAll movement that strives to connect people with nature, especially those who may not otherwise do so. The purpose of this research [...]

2020-01-03T10:14:58+00:00

Biophilic Design Initiative Launch (Australia)

Biophilic Design Initiative Launch The Living Future Institute Australia (LFIA) has launched the Biophilic Design Initiative to provide education and knowledge sharing opportunities, to inspire built environment professionals, and reconnect everyone with nature to improve our daily lives. BIOPHILIC DESIGN is the practice of connecting people and nature within our built environments and communities. [...]

2020-01-03T08:23:01+00:00

Workplace wellness: connecting to nature, community and place

Nature-based solutions to workplace sustainability, wellbeing and productivity TONI&GUY Balmain hair salon has been reviewing their business plan based on economic return and best-practice business planning while also adopting a holistic sustainable business model drawing on nature-connection and placemaking strategies. Extending their reach, the salon is exploring the benefits of nature-based approaches to staff [...]

2018-09-25T06:13:02+00:00

Linger longer: It’s better for your mental health

Nature in its unkempt state! The remedy to an urban population's mental health is a bit of a paradox: It’s nature in its unkempt state. Research tells us that these looser pockets of green increase calm and concentration. But how do we incorporate these elements into routinely primped and pruned green spaces? Research shows [...]

2017-10-14T12:02:26+00:00