Friday, June 2, 2017 Fact Sheet: Connecting People to Nature
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‘Connecting People to Nature’, the theme of World Environment Day 2017, highlights the vast benefits, from food security and improved health to water supply and climatic stability, that natural systems and clean environments provide to humanity. It also encourages us to get outdoors and appreciate those benefits first-hand, including the beauty and diversity of the natural world that surrounds and sustains us.

Click here to download a fact sheet with the estimated values of some of the benefits that nature provides, as well as a data showing how protected areas such as national parks and nature reserves are safeguarding those benefits.

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