A growing body of evidence demonstrates that ecosystems can provide protection from natural and man-made hazards, and promote healthful behaviors. This EnviroAtlas tool demonstrates the scientific evidence for linkages between human health and the benefits provided by Nature, or ecosystem services.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
Eco-Health Relationship Browser Fact Sheet (PDF)(2 pp, 660 K)
Designed to encourage exploration, the Eco-Health Browser interactively displays the linkages between selected ecosystems, ecosystem services, and health outcomes.