Quality of life is closely linked to the state of our natural environment. Biodiversity underpins economic prosperity but also plays a fundamental role in mental and physical wellbeing. A healthy natural environment contributes to community cohesion, children's social development and much more:
Biodiversity contributes to quality of life in many different ways
The value of nature for improving mental and physical health is considerable
Everyone can help conserve biodiversity - find out what you can do
Children have a natural fascination with wildlife. Hampshire School Nature Watch encourages them to take a closer look at the wildlife around them.