Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Interesting Article

In Japan, researchers have long studied what they call “forest bathing.” A walk in the woods, they say, reduces the level of stress chemicals in the body and increases natural killer cells in the immune system, which fight tumors and viruses. Studies in inner cities show that anxiety, depression and even crime are lower in a landscaped environment. 

Jim Robbins is the author of the forthcoming book “The Man Who Planted Trees.”


Why Trees Matter

Published: April 11, 2012
New York Times

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