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Environment & Ecology: Food Innovation In UK, How Much Is Enough Parkland, Greening Light Rail Construction

ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY

Tree That Might Have to Be Transplanted for Light Rail Not Doing Well 

Houston Chronicle

 

An oak tree that for 30 years has stood as a 'sentinel' for a planned memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is struggling to survive, but the reason remains a mystery.


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Food Innovation in the UK 

Next City

 

Much of the discussion at the Feeding Cities conference has centered on the challenges of feeding growing populations in the developing world and the inefficiencies in North America's food systems.


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How Much Parkland is Enough? 

Vibrant Bay Area

 

When the subject turns to public parks, there is a truism in land-use entitlement. If a proposed development site has been used by the public for casual recreation, someone will argue that the property should instead become a park.


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Greening Up Light Rail Construction 

The Transit Wire

 

When Dallas Area Rapid Transit (TX) extends the Blue Line into South Dallas, the ride will be a little greener.


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