Ecosystems and health workshop

4th and 5th July 2007

What was the event?

This workshop aimed to take a critical look at the evidence for the link between ecosystems and human health and
examine some of the policy implications of these links for the UK. The workshop focused on three key aspects of
this broad topic

  • The influence of access to green spaces and nature on well-being
  • The current and potential future threats to human health from diseases in the wild that can be transmitted to humans
  • The role of ecosystems in reducing the exposure of people to pollutants.

Workshop flyer - including full programme and location map (PDF-422K)

Danni Sinnett of Forest Research presented"Case studies from the UK and policy implications" on day 2 of the workshop.

Who was the event suitable for?

Those with a practical, policy or scientific interest in the link between ecosystems and human health.

Where didthe event take place?

The Foresight Centre,
University of Liverpool,
1 Brownlow Street,
L69 3GL


For further information please contact:

Ms. Emma Walsh
Telephone: 0151 795 4655