International Forestry Review (2011) 13(3): 259-264M. Arnold, B. Powell, P. Shanley and T.C.H. Sunderland
Forests are a considerable source of biodiversity and, as such, are inextricably linked to people’s food security, nutrition and health in a number of fundamental ways. While previous work has examined the links between forests and human health, much of the focus has been on the contributions of forest biodiversity to plant based pharmacopoeias, the correlations between forests and disease and more recently between forests and physiological well-being.
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