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Emerging Dimensions in Urban Ecology and Sustainable Practice
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Est hrone: Paul F. Downton, Ecopolis: Architecture and Cities for a ...

Est hrone: Paul F. Downton, Ecopolis: Architecture and Cities for a ... | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
Combining cognizance from diverse fields to present a composition of urban ecology, the book decision provide a valuable resource for students, researchers and practitioners in architecture, construction, planning, ...
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In Brooklyn and Manhattan, Owl Watchers May Have Their Day - New York Times (blog)

In Brooklyn and Manhattan, Owl Watchers May Have Their Day - New York Times (blog) | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog)In Brooklyn and Manhattan, Owl Watchers May Have Their DayNew York Times (blog)Great horned owls – just one New York animal species among many enjoying an urban resurgence – prefer big trees, so their habitat has increased as...
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Our Urban Forest - Patch.com

Our Urban Forest - Patch.com | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
Our Urban ForestPatch.comIn one small urban park, tree cover was found to remove daily 48 lbs particulates, 9 lbs nitrogen dioxide, 6 lbs sulfur dioxide, and 1/2 lbs carbon monoxide. (These trees are working for us 24/7!
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YardMap

YardMap | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
YardMap is a new Citizen Science Project at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology designed to let you make landscape maps of your yard and other green spaces like parks and nature reserves.
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How Artificial Organics Are Changing Architecture - DesignBuild Source

How Artificial Organics Are Changing Architecture - DesignBuild Source | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
How Artificial Organics Are Changing ArchitectureDesignBuild SourceDesigned last year with a view to beginning construction in 2014, the Sea Tree by architectural firm Waterstudio follows these same principles, in addition to offering the same, if...
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Green Roofs project at Biosphere 2 - Explorer News

Green Roofs project at Biosphere 2 - Explorer News | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
Green Roofs project at Biosphere 2Explorer News“The green roof as it's designed now, in most cases, is an island in the sky,” Stoltz said, “but I think the future is when we see the urban wildlife habitat up on the roof.” The Green Roofs experiment...
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Toronto coyote sightings more prevalent in winter - insideTORONTO.com

Toronto coyote sightings more prevalent in winter - insideTORONTO.com | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
Toronto coyote sightings more prevalent in winterinsideTORONTO.comSightings are especially common for those living on or near ravines and forests, which are typical coyote habitat.
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Cheap and quick green roofs - eco-business.com

Cheap and quick green roofs - eco-business.com | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
Cheap and quick green roofseco-business.comBy : Jessica Cheam HDB has piloted green roofs in existing housing blocks in recent years to reduce heat build-up and slow down stormwater.
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Can biodiversity be accommodated in today's urban environment? - Comment - The Ecologist

Can biodiversity be accommodated in today's urban environment? - Comment - The Ecologist | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
A bold new initiative is designed to raise public awareness of the issue of biodiversity and the need to incorporate native species back within London...
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Stephany Barba's comment, September 17, 2013 9:18 PM
*soporte
*Menciona cómo el ser humano ha ido quitando el hábitat natural de algunas especies, y cómo nosotros podemos ayudar a volver a formar un hábitat para algunas de las especies que se han pedido en la zona urbana.
Me ayuda en mi tema por que dice como de manera ecológica podemos lograr que ésto suceda.
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Green roof workshop

Green roof workshop | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
Just returned from a great green roof workshop organised by Ben Kimpton at The Ecology Consultancy. The workshop was by Gary Grant and Dusty Gedge of The Green Roof Consultancy and covered green ...
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Green City Tech Masterplan for Hanoi - LiveGreen Blog

Green City Tech Masterplan for Hanoi - LiveGreen Blog | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
World-renowned architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill has been chosen by Blenheim Properties to design a sustainable district for the Vietnamese capital.
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Announcing the 2012 TED Prize Winner – The City 2.0

Announcing the 2012 TED Prize Winner – The City 2.0 | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it

"Announcing the 2012 TED Prize Winner – The City 2.0"

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Applied Urban Ecology: A Global Framework Edited by Matthias Richter & Ulrike Weiland - Book review : Blog Business World

Applied Urban Ecology: A Global Framework Edited by Matthias Richter & Ulrike Weiland - Book review : Blog Business World | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it

Applied Urban Ecology: A Global Framework Edited by Matthias Richter & Ulrike Weiland - Book review

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More birds die as Temple grows - Philadelphia Inquirer

More birds die as Temple growsPhiladelphia Inquirer"One of the greatest dangers to birds is the widespread use of glass in urban structures,"Russell said in an interview posted on the school's communications office website.
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Large urban trees require strategy to avoid felling: study - The Canberra Times

Large urban trees require strategy to avoid felling: study - The Canberra Times | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
Large urban trees require strategy to avoid felling: studyThe Canberra TimesBY MEGAN DOHERTY The safety risk posed by larger older trees in urban areas such as neighbourhood parks should be managed by ''strategies other than tree removal'' because...
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Scriblets: Green Mansions

Scriblets: Green Mansions | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
No doubting the natural beauty of these vertical gardens or the benefits they bring to urban ecology, but the next thought is of what it must do to the structural integrity of a building. Any weekend gardener can tell you that ...
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The Alarming Outlook for Urban Water Scarcity

The Alarming Outlook for Urban Water Scarcity | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
By 2020, California will face a shortfall of fresh water as great as the amount that all of its cities and towns together are consuming today by Kevin Benfield, cross-posted from NRDC’s Switchboard When you look at the official US drought monitor ...
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Responsible Urban Design

Responsible Urban Design | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
Urban Ecological Design: A Process for Regenerative Places is a comprehensive and accessible guidebook on urban design with an emphasis on ecology and sustainability. Intended for students, design...
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Stephany Barba's comment, September 17, 2013 9:24 PM
*soporte
*Menciona algunas alternativas para el diseño urbano, pero tratando de cuidar el medio ambiente. Se podría decia que ésto es un manual para todo aquel que busque hacer diseño urbano.
Me ayuda ya que éste es acerca de diseño, pero con un toque ecológico.
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Wausau seeks Bird City Wisconsin recognition - Wausau Daily Herald

Wausau seeks Bird City Wisconsin recognition - Wausau Daily Herald | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
Wausau seeks Bird City Wisconsin recognitionWausau Daily Herald"If in an urban community, you're sustaining good water and air quality, and diverse environments like woodlands, fields, shrubs and natural habitat, that means it is not only a good...
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Chinese officials commit to sustainable urban development

Chinese officials commit to sustainable urban development | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON- Chinese development officials Wednesday joined with an environmental think tank backed by the U.S. and other governments to commit their groups to developing environmentally sustainable cities.
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Urban ecology 'needs to change'

Urban ecology 'needs to change' | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
The way researchers assess urban ecology needs to change in order to take into account the unique way modern cities are expanding, a study suggests.
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ArchitectureWeek - Environment - AIA Top Green Buildings 2011 - 2011.1214

ArchitectureWeek - Environment - AIA Top Green Buildings 2011 - 2011.1214 | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
The Environment Department at ArchitectureWeek, the magazine of design and building in depth.
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A Bold Vision for an Urban Forest

A Bold Vision for an Urban Forest | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
A designer in Milan lays out six innovative ideas for a "bio-diverse metropolis"...
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Invasive Asian Carp Prompt a Re-Visioning of Chicago's South Side | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World

Invasive Asian Carp Prompt a Re-Visioning of Chicago's South Side | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World | Urban Ecological Design | Scoop.it
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