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Concern over the use of pesticides in public areas, such as schools, daycare centers, and parks, has prompted some state and local governments to severely restrict or ban pesticides in these locations.
Conifers are commonly planted in North America to provide year-round screening, as windbreaks or as focal trees in the landscape.
Mulches provide many benefits for trees and shrubs.
Horticultural plants play various and critical roles for humans by providing fruits, vegetables, materials for beverages,and herbal medicines and by acting as ornamentals.
Urbanization is a large driver of biodiversity globally.
The increasing specialization in architecture has clearly left its marks not only on the general
profession but also on architectural education. Many universities around the world react to this
In the Tropical Andes millions of people depend upon the use of wild and domesticated
biodiversity for their livelihoods, but the complex interactions between the
UC has been heavily involved in research and extension efforts impacting landscape water conservation legislation for over 30 years.
Understanding carbon footprint (CF) terminology and the science underlying its determination is important to minimizing the negative impacts of new product development and assessing positive or negative cradle-to-grave lifecycle impacts.
Climate change is our “biggest challenge,” “most pressing issue” or simply, and starkly, “a crisis.” As expressed in The Xishuangbanna Declaration on Botanical Gardens and Climate Change, there is much we can do as botanic gardens to help the world miti