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Spending at least 120 minutes a week in nature is associated with good health and wellbeing

A growing body of epidemiological evidence indicates that greater exposure to, or ‘contact with’, natural environments (such as parks, woodlands and beaches) is associated with better health and well-being, at least among populations in high income, lar

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1/16/20
Can invasive species replace native species as a resource for birds under climate change? A case study on bird-fruit interactions

Wild fruits are an important food source for many north temperate-breeding landbirds during autumn migration and, in turn, birds provide the service of seed dispersal.

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1/16/20
Bartlett: Sonic Tomography

Sonic tomography, or the use of sound waves to detect decay in trees, is a relatively new technology available to arborists.

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1/15/20
BHS: Understanding Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

Over the past couple of years there has been increased activity for lawsuits involving compliance with Website Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).

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1/15/20
Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities Grounds

Today's grounds manager has to be a scientist, a phychologist, an artist and designer, a business administrator, and an astute politician.

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1/13/20
What Happens When Permeable Pavements Freeze?

Permeable pavements rapidly drain surface water through its joint spaces and therefore has the potential to prevent ice from forming on its surface during winter conditions.

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1/13/20
Scaling-Up Your Urban Wood Opportunities: A Role for Everyonee

We are at a tipping point in local markets for urban-sourced wood all over the world.  In most large cities you can find entrepreneurs who are stocking up and preparing wood for a growing market.

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1/8/20
Buying better biosecurity: Plant-buying behaviour and the implications for an accreditation scheme in the horticultural sector

The horticultural trade relies on healthy plants to flourish. However, its very nature
means that it is also a key pathway for the introduction and spread of plant pests and diseases.

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1/8/20
Public Involvement in Green Infrastructure Maintenance on Local Streets Case Study: Green Streets Program in the City of Vancouver

This professional research project conducted a case study of the Green Streets Program
(“GSP”), a volunteer program of street garden maintenance provided by the City of Vancouver

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1/8/20
Botanic Gardens Conservation International: Botanic gardens and their contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals

We need a major paradigm shift in the way we build and operate our gardens and live our lives.

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1/8/20

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