#urban greening


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 (...)


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, (...)


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 (...)


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 (...)