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Environmental health

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Summary:

  • Improve urban design, community spaces, cultural engagement
  • Enhance the connection with nature and natural environment
  • Infrastructure for active transportation
  • Community gardens
  • Legislation ex. right to clean air and water

 

Issues:

  • Urban design influence accessibility - Crowded residential areas negative effect on community
  • Air quality
  • Disconnect with nature

Solutions:

  • Improve urban design
    • Bike lanes
    • Gardens light
    • Daylighting the rivers
  • Community spaces, cultural engagement, urban design
  • Enhance the connection with nature and natural environment
  • Examine the impact of pesticide use, the connection to disease as a result of changes in food system
  • Local food is key
  • Address nature deficit in schools and workplaces
  • Infrastructure for active transportation
  • Community gardens ex. Squamish indigenous plants
  • Legislation
    • Right to clean air and water
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