Trees, well-being and urban greening. / Milner, Alice; Harris, Tim.

Planetary Health: Human Health in an Era of Global Environmental Change. ed. / Jennifer Cole. CABI PUBLISHING, 2019. p. 125-130.

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Trees, well-being and urban greening. / Milner, Alice; Harris, Tim.

Planetary Health: Human Health in an Era of Global Environmental Change. ed. / Jennifer Cole. CABI PUBLISHING, 2019. p. 125-130.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Harvard

Milner, A & Harris, T 2019, Trees, well-being and urban greening. in J Cole (ed.), Planetary Health: Human Health in an Era of Global Environmental Change. CABI PUBLISHING, pp. 125-130.

APA

Milner, A., & Harris, T. (2019). Trees, well-being and urban greening. In J. Cole (Ed.), Planetary Health: Human Health in an Era of Global Environmental Change (pp. 125-130). CABI PUBLISHING.

Vancouver

Milner A, Harris T. Trees, well-being and urban greening. In Cole J, editor, Planetary Health: Human Health in an Era of Global Environmental Change. CABI PUBLISHING. 2019. p. 125-130

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Milner, Alice ; Harris, Tim. / Trees, well-being and urban greening. Planetary Health: Human Health in an Era of Global Environmental Change. editor / Jennifer Cole. CABI PUBLISHING, 2019. pp. 125-130

BibTeX

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