HKU remote-sensing and landscape scholars reveal an improved human greenspace exposure equality during 21st century urbanization

HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 16 November 2023 – Over half of the global population currently resides in urban settings, experiencing an influx of nearly 200,000 individuals each day. An increasing body of evidence highlights the significance of urban green spaces, emphasizing their potential to boost psychological and physiological well-being, coupled with broader ecosystem service benefits. Consequently, ensuring universal access to public and green spaces is vital for achieving sustainable and healthy development goals.