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Is it rational to spend your own free time practicing your hobbies in your favorite location? Of course it is! At the same time, it’s also rational to want to see that place always in its...

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It’s interesting to me how misconceived green infrastructure and stormwater management are by both the general public and educated community planners. Implementation of Low Impact Development has lagged in communities because of a lack of...

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Last October I visited New Orleans for the USGBC’s Greenbuild Conference. I had signed up to attend the Third Annual Women in Green Power Breakfast on that Thursday morning, eager to connect with fellow women in sustainability. Those two...

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Snow brings ample pros to any community; including tourism and the opportunity for winter sports, forest biome protection, future inputs for freshwater sources, and a cooling effect from the high reflectivity due to its white pigment. With climate...

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My name is Katelyn Ivers, and I’ve always been told that I “march to the beat of a different drum.” Ever since I was a child, I’ve had differing priorities, feelings, and goals than my...

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In my last editorial article I discussed my thoughts on food justice and how this basic human right should be available to children to support their healthy development. Since writing that piece I watched the...

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As the future of food becomes an issue on a widespread scale, there are many paths that can be taken to combat such issues. Urban agriculture is such a path. As urban agriculture becomes more...

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My name is Sindi Haxhija, and I’m a third year student at Polis University studying to get my Urban Planning Degree. I was born in Shkodra but I live in Tirana, the capital city of...

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The problem: a city without agriculture and vegetation A community without an urban agriculture and integrated vegetation strategy has much to be concerned about. Without a plan, the community faces vanishing natural resources and excess...

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Algae can be used for many things and is of the most efficient of all plant life at absorbing carbon dioxide from the Earth’s atmosphere. Algae is abundant and can be grown almost anywhere on...

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