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Urban forest and green space and public health | Sustainable Cities Collective

Urban forest and green space and public health | Sustainable Cities Collective | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it
In Curitiba and Edmonton, along with other cities that are pursuing “Million Trees” initiatives, local governments have caught on to the fact that investing in the urban forest and its role as collector and purifier of storm water is undoubtedly one of their best flood insurance options.
The Organic Stream's insight:

A great initiative that makes complete sense. Trees can help prevent drought and flooding, can purify air and protect against extreme weather conditions. They can also capture and purify storm water. 


Not to mention they add biodiversity to cities and bring nature closer to urban dwellers!

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Sharing economy in cities: moving towards a more inclusive urban future

Sharing economy in cities: moving towards a more inclusive urban future | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it
From Chicago to Seoul, the sharing economy can transform business and cities, boosting urban resilience and sustainability
The Organic Stream's insight:

Time to make our cities shareable: inclusiveness and connectivity are key to improving our cities, and policy makers play a huge role in making this happen.

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