School of Environmental and Forest Sciences assistant professor Greg Bratman was quoted in a Newsday story about how getting outside is good for our health.

Bratman told the news outlet, “There is an emerging body of evidence that indicates that exercising outdoors may be more beneficial for your well-being than [exercising] indoors. But more research is needed, and we suspect it affects different people differently.”

The story focuses on how getting out in nature can improve mental health, promote weight loss and provide a fun way to exercise. Read it here.