Air pollution and children’s health
As the European Environment Agency recently published in their article, air pollution affects everyone, but children and adolescents are particularly vulnerable because their bodies, organs, and immune systems are still developing.
The Role of Urban Planning in Public Health and Wellbeing
The relationship between urban design and human health has been repeatedly established.
Examining the Environment and the Community – The HEART Ways
Just about halfway through, the HEART project has reached the point where its goals and values are recognized and supported by the citizens who will dedicate their time and attention to participating in a comprehensive clinical study.
Improving Urban Health, Biodiversity, and the Environment: HEART Contributions to the EU 2030 Biodiversity Strategy
We, as humans, depend on biodiversity for many of our resources. Nature is not only important for our physical and mental wellbeing, but it is also a significant component for society’s ability to cope with global change, health threats and
Belgrade: The Voices of Older People To Be Heard
Along with its sister cities, Athens and Aarhus, the City of Belgrade (Belgrade Municipality of Stari Grad) conducted a detailed survey, engaging local residents to gather their insights, hopes, and challenges of the designated demo sites. In this case, those
Athens: The Gamification of Health
A voluminous interactive workshop was held recently in Athens, gathering citizens who are frequent users of the HEART demo location, the Pedion Areos Park. These visitors come here for a variety of reasons and needs, have different expectations of what
How can water improve our mental health
"We know that people are more likely to experience mental health disorders in areas with greater population density. Overcrowding, pollution, urban violence, and less social support may all be contributing factors, and this is becoming more of a challenge as
The first six-month HEART cross-section
The first HEART plenary meeting was held remotely
Air pollution threats to plant ecosystems
11 - 15 October 2021 | The CAPERmed
Human Cities – Improving The Quality of Life in Urban Areas
Experts from the international projects Clever Cities, euPOLIS, and HEART, which offer innovative solutions in the field of participatory urban planning and implementation of nature-inspired urban interventions, and specialists on gender equality and public health met representatives of city institutions