Introduction, Part I, 1. Green Infrastructure, Ecosystem Services, and the Study of their Contribution to Health, 2. The Evolution of the Ecology of Health, Part II, 3. Essential Ecosystem Services, 4. The Challenge of Climate Change, 5. Infectious Disease Ecology, 6. Physical Activity, 7. Mental Health, 8. Social Capital, Part III, 9. The Threats to Health Posed by Green Infrastructure, 10. Concluding Remarks, Part IV, 11. Public Health Promotion in England's Community Forest Partnerships, 12. Valencia's Jardin del Turia Park: From Natural Disaster to Valued Public Health Amenity, 13. Health and Hamburg's Grunes Netz (Green Network) Plan
Christopher Coutts holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in public health and a PhD in Urban, Technological, and Environmental Planning. His research examining green infrastructure and health linkages has appeared in both peer-reviewed urban planning and public health outlets. He is an associate professor of urban and regional planning and a research associate in the Center for Demography and Population Health at Florida State University, USA.