Urban nature for land use planning: the city of Helsinki

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Research units

  • University of Helsinki
  • Norwegian University of Life Sciences


Nature provides many benefits, contemporarily named 'Ecosystem Services (ES)', to the residents of cities. For instance, urban nature is purported to improve health and well-being, regulate climate change and decrease air pollution. We argue that a new way is needed to approach urban planning, one that links humans and nature/ecology.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)94-102
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 2018
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

    Research areas

  • ecosystem services, nature-based solutions, land use planning, Helsinki

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