Climate Change, Biodiversity, Humans Living in harmony with nature
The significance of gardens as a resource for the environment, biodiversity, climate change and wildlife is clear.
But also to human health, The idea that spending time in nature can make you feel better is intuitive. We all feel this to be true, and many of us have anecdotes of our own or from friends or family that support that idea. People who have been suffering from stress, sickness, or trauma can spend quiet contemplative time in gardens or taken to the mountains or woods to heal. But nature is not just wilderness. The benefits of nature can also be found in our communities’ parks and green spaces, and gardens. Researchers are amassing a body of evidence, proving what we all know to be true: nature is good for us and has both long and short-term mental and physical health benefits
But we are losing nature
Stop, observe, and learn from mother nature, for she has an answer to everything.
In nature, everything is linked and everything has a job
We must be pro-environmental and include avoid or reduce consumption of meat, fish and dairy choose to travel by bicycle or public transport wherever possible improve home energy supplier conserve water, and wash clothes at a cold temperature pro-nature actions include donate money or volunteer with a nature conservation organisation support conservation-friendly legislation vote for parties with strong pro-conservation policies practise wildlife-friendly gardening avoid using insecticides the five pathways to nature connection contact how are your senses changing through contact with the natural environment emotion how are your emotions responding beauty what is beautiful about the natural elements you are noticing meaning what does the experience mean for you compassion how could you give back to the natural world Connect/reconnect to nature
My purpose is simple, to love all life.
And to love our home Earth