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Reducing Light Pollution in Urban Centers

November 21, 2014 |

The word “pollution” often makes people think of contaminated water, unclean air, or simply piles of trash in landfills and oceans. However, there’s another type of pollution that often goes overlooked,...

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Urban Agriculture

As cities become increasingly developed to make way for our growing population, there’s one thing that we are sacrificing: green space. Roads, parking lots, buildings, homes and other urban developments are taking the place of...

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I’ve never been one to talk at length about myself. To me, a firm handshake and a brief introduction speaks more of an individual than a manicured Curriculum-Vitae and doting on one’s own accomplishments. Moving...

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Women in agriculture have been largely under-represented for the work that they perform and the challenges they face. That’s why it’s important to shed light on the roles that women play in our North American...

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Women as the Audience in Agricultural Communications Though organizations focusing on agriculture are many, the number of those focusing specifically on the women in agriculture is relatively slim. While most publications, groups and organizations recognize...

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Urban Planning & Design

Light Pollution Toronto Rooftopping

Reducing Light Pollution in Urban Centers

November 21, 2014 |

The word “pollution” often makes people think of contaminated water, unclean air, or simply piles of trash in landfills and oceans. However, there’s another type of pollution that often goes overlooked,...

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Sustainable Campuses: A Pathway to Success

November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Strategies for Building Healthy Cities

November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Green Infrastructure & Integrated Vegetation

As cities become increasingly developed to make way for our growing population, there’s one thing that we are sacrificing: green space. Roads, parking lots, buildings, homes and other urban developments are taking the place of...

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At PowerHouse Growers, we believe that one of the premier tools, if not the premier tool, for researching green roofs and green walls is the International Greenroof & Greenwall Projects Database hosted by Greenroofs.com. Containing...

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In an increasingly urbanized world, urban and community planners, architects, and designers are all looking for ways to decrease the harmful effects of city life, especially in throughout Africa and Asia. The negative effects of...

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Many urbanites want to try urban gardening but feel defeated when it comes to the lack of space they often encounter. Despite this obstacle and others, there are now some perfect solutions available to urban...

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Water-absorbing vegetation now grows on several renowned buildings in North America. just over a decade ago when it designed and developed a living roof on top of the Dearborn Truck Plant. The in New York,...

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Sustainability isn’t just trending anymore. In fact, it’s becoming an essential part of life, especially if we’re to continue living the way we live presently. And considering that we would need more than four Earths...

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