This was taken in Tokyo, Japan, a city that has urban green spaces on lock.
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The natural world has many examples of adaptation to climate. The northern white-tailed deer has a lower surface area to volume ratio than does its more diminutive southern cousin and radiates less body heat per unit of mass, allowing it to stay warmer in the colder climate. 247 more words
When envisioning a new structure, engineers often have to balance design choices against the environmental impact of materials used. It is estimated that 40 to 50 percent of greenhouse gases are produced by the construction industry, according to the California Integrated Waste Management Board. 338 more words
Student Interns in Environmental Sustainability Install Drip Irrigation System at RU's Community Garden
As reported here by SUST major Mary Beth Radeck on the Schaumburg’s Sustainable Future blog, students and staff at RU’s Schaumburg Campus installed a drip irrigation system in late June for the RU Community Garden, now in its third growing season. 85 more words
by Mary Beth Radeck
The Environmental Sustainability team at Roosevelt University’s Schaumburg campus teamed up in late June to install the first-ever drip irrigation into the community garden, now in it third growing season in 2014. 275 more words