urban greening

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Growing plants on buildings can reduce heat and produce healthy food in African cities

Seylou/AFP via Getty Images Persistently high temperatures and related heat stress are a big problem for people living in (...)

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More green, more ‘zzzzz’? Trees may help us sleep

Not feeling sharp? Finding it hard to concentrate? About 12-19% of adults in Australia regularly don’t get enough sleep, (...)

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Renaturing cities: good for health and the economy

Nature has historically been a ‘blind spot’ for urban planners. Spatial analyst Thami Croeser reveals how many cities are (...)

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Urban greening can save species, cool warming cities, and make us happy

The current climate and ecological crisis demands a radical redesign of how we live and organise our societies. Yet these (...)