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It is important to develop urban green spaces and to find ways of greening cities or towns.
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Creating and Implementing Green Plans: Mexico City Case Study

Learn about Mexico City's path to sustainability in this presentation by the city's Minister of the Environment, Martha Delgado...
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Parklets give every block a little park

Parklets give every block a little park | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
Residential density in DC is increasing at a faster rate than we can create public spaces for new residents to enjoy.
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Redefining Sustainable Development by David Griggs - Project Syndicate

Redefining Sustainable Development by David Griggs - Project Syndicate | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
As the effects of climate change become increasingly apparent, so does the need for a new approach to sustainable development, in which economic and social policies are designed with regard for their environmental impact.
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Todmorden: Incredible Edible Town - Organic Connections

Todmorden: Incredible Edible Town - Organic Connections | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
Pam Warhurst had a “completely mad” idea about how ordinary people could live their lives differently. She pitched her idea and the town bought it. The inspiring result is England’s Incredible Edible Todmorden.
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Making Cities | Advanced Sustainability of the Built Environment

Making Cities | Advanced Sustainability of the Built Environment | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
These challenges call for new thinking by the professionals such as – architects, urban planners and designers, decisions makers, developers, transportation engineers, utilities providers, social scientists, environmental scientists, economists ...
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From Banlieue to Biophilia - The Nature of Cities

From Banlieue to Biophilia - The Nature of Cities | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
Cities are ecological spaces. They are ecosystems packed with trees and vegetation that comprise an urban forest, birds, insects, small mammals, water, and more. They are connected to suburban and rural areas along ecological gradients.
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Painting the Town Green: Asia's Smart City Revolution | In Asia

Painting the Town Green: Asia's Smart City Revolution | In Asia | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
At the same time, if urban development is not sustainably managed, then the growth of cities can instead be a catalyst for sharp rises in air pollution, slum dwellings, widening economic and social inequalities, energy waste, and ...
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Micro Parks

Micro Parks | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
Broadsheet Sydney is an online magazine featuring Sydney cafes, bars, restaurants, shops, and galleries. (Pass by these green urban spaces every day without a second glance?
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Ciudades a escala humana: Book. Green cities of Europe

Ciudades a escala humana: Book. Green cities of Europe | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
RT @anna_szadkowska: Urban spaces as catalysers of social activity & emotional ownership - Green Cities of Europe http://t.co/gzqIUOjb #sustainable #development
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Green space beneficial for health « Wild Juggling

Green space beneficial for health « Wild Juggling | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
Living in areas with walkable green spaces positively influenced the longevity of urban senior citizens independent of their age, sex, marital status, baseline functional status, and socioeconomic status.
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Top 20 smartest cities in North America and Europe - SmartPlanet.com (blog)

Top 20 smartest cities in North America and Europe - SmartPlanet.com (blog) | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
Top 20 smartest cities in North America and Europe SmartPlanet.com (blog) A city's “smarts” also comes about due to a combination of initiatives, including high-tech infrastructure, economic strength, entrepreneurial culture, quality of life, and...
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Damayan Garden Project raising food, nutrition awareness (with video) - Tallahassee Democrat (blog)

Damayan Garden Project raising food, nutrition awareness (with video) - Tallahassee Democrat (blog) | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
Damayan Garden Project raising food, nutrition awareness (with video)
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DGP's next garden project is expanding the urban garden at Ruediger Elementary School.
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Green Infrastructure for Green Cities | Sustainable Cities Collective

Green Infrastructure for Green Cities | Sustainable Cities Collective | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
It is no secret that successful cities are also green cities. This includes tree-lined boulevards, large regional or central parks, and smaller, neighborhood-scale pocket parks.
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9 Stories High and Rising: Boston on the Brink of First Rooftop Farm

9 Stories High and Rising: Boston on the Brink of First Rooftop Farm | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
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Terra Forming Terra: German Village Achieves Energy Independence

Terra Forming Terra: German Village Achieves Energy Independence | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
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Greening the Desert with Geoff Lawton, Original and Update: 1 of 4

Part I: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzTHjlueqFI Part II: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTZ0LbvUoOY Part III: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ps1TpK9eiQ P...
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Custom or Stock: The Future of Greener Homes | Sustainable Cities ...

Custom or Stock: The Future of Greener Homes | Sustainable Cities ... | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
home blueprint This is a guest post by Steve Lionais, owner of YellowBlue Designs.
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Craftsman Park Example Of City's Pocket Park Strategy - Gazette Newspapers

Craftsman Park Example Of City's Pocket Park Strategy
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How to fix the city: We get our urban parks and green spaces all ...

How to fix the city: We get our urban parks and green spaces all ... | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
We look at the social role of parks in the urban core, what works, what doesn't work, and how we can do better.
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Pop-up park kit turns construction scaffolding into public green space

Pop-up park kit turns construction scaffolding into public green space | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
Think scaffolding is ugly? A New York City based design outfit called Softwalks aims to change your mind with adorable pop-up parks. (Softwalks: a pop-up park kit that transforms scaffolding into urban green spaces.
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Green QC school draws birds, fireflies - Inquirer.net

Green QC school draws birds, fireflies - Inquirer.net | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
Inquirer.net Green QC school draws birds, fireflies Inquirer.net A 500-square meter space within the 1.7-hectare campus was transformed into an urban oasis for the students, under a four-year-old project that recently earned recognition from the...
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Green Building Trends for 2013 - SustainableBusiness.com

Technorati Green Building Trends for 2013 SustainableBusiness.com Disclosing Green Building Performance will be the fastest emerging trend, highlighted by new carbon reduction requirements in California (AB 32), the City of Seattle and many other...
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Urban Farm Gotham Greens Gives Us Brooklyn Lettuce - Businessweek

Urban Farm Gotham Greens Gives Us Brooklyn Lettuce - Businessweek | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
Urban Farm Gotham Greens Gives Us Brooklyn Lettuce Businessweek Today, if Eddie Albert wanted to give up Manhattan for the peaceful life of a farmer, as he did in the 1960s sitcom Green Acres, dragging along his glamorous wife Eva Gabor for comic...
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Climate Change Doesn't Have to Mean the End of the World - The Atlantic

Climate Change Doesn't Have to Mean the End of the World - The Atlantic | Greening of cities | Scoop.it
The Atlantic Climate Change Doesn't Have to Mean the End of the World The Atlantic But what if climate change isn't the disaster we fear but instead one more obstacle that humans can meet, one that may spur innovation and creativity as well as...
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