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ERIC Number: EJ1121774
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1533-015X
The Interconnectedness between Well-Being and the Natural Environment
Ferreira, Johanna G.; Venter, Elizabeth
Applied Environmental Education and Communication, v15 n4 p291-300 2016
The purpose of this research was to determine participants' perceptions of the positive influence of the natural environment on their well-being. Through a qualitative study, semistructured interviews were held with selected participants who enjoy activities in the natural environment. From the data analysis, particular themes emerged, namely the multidimensionality of well-being; how to achieve well-being; the influence of the natural environment on well-being, and the kind of thoughts and feelings experienced when in a natural environment. Further research is recommended on the perceptions of people who do not enjoy interacting with the natural environment and their perceptions of well-being.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: South Africa
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