Online Talk:

Symbio(s)cene talked with Prof. Dr. Aletta Bonn about the close link of biodiversity with health and wellbeing. The this talk Aletta Bonn explains the concept of ecosystem services as nature’s contributions to people. Specifically, the mental health and wellbeing impacts of biodiversity will is highlighted with various current research results. She also links to policy, urban planning and management and discusses how nature conservation can be understood as a proactive health measure.

Prof. Dr. Aletta Bonn, Professor and Head of Ecosystem Services, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Friedrich Schiller University Jena and German Centre for integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig.

Recording from 3 December 2021

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