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The countryside, obvs. But if you fancy some concrete stirred into your flora, it gets complicated. Research suggests urban green space makes humans and ecosystems happier and healthier. Yet local authority budget cuts and pressure on land for development mean it’s threatened like never before.Greenwashing abounds, every town with a blade of grass touting itself as a garden village. But what kind of green space? How accessible? And where, exactly, is it? Last year, mapping firm Esri hit headlines with maps showing green space in Britain’s biggest cities. Edinburgh came top, a whopping 49% of its land “green”, followed by Glasgow (32%), Bristol (29%), Birmingham (24.6%) and London (23%). Much of that green space, though, is around the outskirts, which is great if that’s where you live, but no use if you’re on Sauchiehall Street.Where to move for… football teams Read moreThe Ordnance Survey’s government-backed online map of publicly accessible green space found Bristol among the lowest (6.76%) and Birmingham up top (15.58%). But tha玩福彩快三怎么能赢钱 t includes private golf courseswhile ignoring green space accessible under the Countryside and Rights of Way Act (2000).No UK town, though, comes close to Vienna, with its 120 square metres of accessible green space per person. Think of the tower blocks of luxury flats they’re missing out on. This article contains affiliate links, which means we may earn a small commission if a reader clicks through and makes a purchase. All our journalism is independent and is in no way influenced by any advertiser or commercial initiative. By clicking on an affiliate link, you accept that third-party cookies will be set. More information.