Coronavirus highlights the need for open green spaces in cities

In times of social distancing, green areas are more important than ever

Ensuring nature access for the public should be a fundamental strategy of cities when coping with this crisis
Nature offers a way to deal with and counteract stressors of everyday life, while still allowing for social distancing.

Contact with nature offers a way to deal with and counteract stressors of everyday life, while still allowing for social distancing. Provided people are allowed outdoors, of course.

Nature contact provides a host of positive well-being effects while still allowing for social distancing.

Although increased greenery in cities will not happen during the current pandemic crisis, it can insights for future planning.