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Our parks and green spaces have an inequality problem - we need to tackle it

People walk across Richmond Green public space in Richmond South West London as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain, March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville - RC2EQF9EX9Y4

Green spaces are important for improving physical and mental health. Image: REUTERS/Toby Melville

Wendy Masterton
Doctoral Researcher, Social and Natural Sciences, University of Stirling
Tessa Parkes
Research Director, University of Stirling
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People who spent two hours in nature per week were more likely to report higher levels of health. Image: Nature
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Public parks are crucial for access to nature for all citizens. Image: Shutterstock
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