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An Introduction to Forest & Nature Therapy

Opportunities for Human and Forest Health, Green Jobs, and Social Benefits.

The practice of Shinrin-Yoku, “forest bathing”, or literally translated, bathing in the atmosphere of the forest, was established in Japan by Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries in the early 1980s to bring people back into nature in support of improved human health and wellbeing. Forest bathing, forest and nature therapy, forest immersion, and the Japanese term, Shinrin-Yoku, are all names that are often used interchangeably to describe the practice of “making contact with and taking in the atmosphere of the forest.” >>READ MORE>>

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