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The meaning of nature

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Title The meaning of nature
Period 03 / 2011 - 12 / 2012
Status Completed
Research number OND1344544

Abstract

Nature is of great significance to people and may support human functioning in various ways. In particular, it has been found that contact with nature can provide people with importans easthetic, spiritual and health-related values that are a crucial role of living a well-balanced, joyful and meaningful life. The general aim of the current project is to strenghten and enrich the knowledge base on the meaning of nature for people. This will be achieved through activities such as writing book chapters and peer-reviewed articles, acquisition and supervision of new research projects, and education and dissemination efforts.

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A14000 Nature and landscape
D22400 Ecology

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