Health & Wellbeing

We all know the importance of looking after ourselves. But did you know that looking after yourself can benefit our natual world? And that any improvements to our natural world can in turn benefit our health? In these articles we take a look at how our health and wellbeing connects us all to nature.

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Waterfall trail at Glenariff Forest Park in County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Over 100 forests to explore

Forests help to slow down climate change and there are over 100 forests you can visit in Northern Ireland. Public facilities are continually improved with

How air pollution is affecting the environment

Air pollution is recognised as a major cause of biodiversity loss UK-wide affecting a range of habitats and species, including at sensitive, protected sites. Learn how air pollution is affecting these sites in Northern Ireland and how it’s being managed.

Air Pollution

Find out what air pollution is, how it affects our health, the environment and how it’s monitored and controlled in Northern Ireland. See tips on what you can do to reduce air pollution and if you have a condition like Asthma, did you know that you can check air quality levels daily? Details are in the articles below.

How air pollution is affecting the environment

Air pollution is recognised as a major cause of biodiversity loss UK-wide affecting a range of habitats and species, including at sensitive, protected sites. Learn how air pollution is affecting these sites in Northern Ireland and how it’s being managed.

Spare The Air

Spare The Air

Air quality in Northern Ireland is generally better now than it has been at any time since before the Industrial Revolution. These improvements have been achieved

It’s estimated that 400,000 people in Northern Ireland are living with some form of persistent pain (also known as chronic pain). We’re sharing resources and stories below designed to inform everyone about pain management practices. 

5 Things You Can Do for Someone Living With Chronic Pain

Resources to Manage Pain Well

Resources to Manage Pain Well Useful Websites www.healthtalk.orgThis site provides information from people with health problems like pain for people with pain or health conditions. Trusted,