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The global population is increasingly urban. More and more people are moving to cities for opportunities and resources, each region facing different challenges. City budgets are tight and communities have many needs. In the U.S. the ‘baby boomer’ population is aging into retirement. Globally, demands to compete and succeed in professional and personal lives can lead to mental and physical health decline. Inequality can hinder access to healthy places to live and thrive. Across these situations and demographics, a quiet moment in a nature space provides health benefits, sometimes extending into the long-term. Despite the known benefits, funding for green spaces in the midst of these needs can be challenging.Read more