Vitalija Povilaityte-Petri

Pharmacist & Transdisciplinary researcher, Lithuania - Belgium

Vitalija Povilaityte-Petri is a pharmacist and transdisciplinary researcher. She studies how medicinal plants, urban green spaces, therapeutic landscapes (gardens and urban forests) and traditional knowledge contribute to human connectedness with nature and regeneration of healthy ecosystems. She investigates what role nature medicine, biodiversity restauration, city gardening, nature-based health practices, healthy nutrition, ethnobotanical knowledge and participation in creation of sustainable communities play in addressing societal, environmental and economic challenges such as climate emergence and biodiversity loss.