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Infest the City with Nature!

I’ve been writing a proposal about using green spaces for habitat conservation and linking the increased biodiversity to improvements in human health and one idea I’ve been promoting is: Not all green spaces are created equal. This is a video from … Continue reading

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More trees, less sneeze!

AAAAchooo! I don’t know about you but I have been waking up with a runny nose and my colleagues have been sneezing away in lab meetings and seminars. It is allergy time! You would think that one positive thing about … Continue reading

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Habitat and sustainability Wall-e style

Writing about green roofs as habitat for insects reminded me of an awesome idea I saw last month at the International Congress for Conservation Biology in Auckland, New Zealand (an amazing conference that inspired me to start this very blog!). … Continue reading

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Raise the roof! and save rare insects

We need to halt the loss of species, right? Right. We should start building more sustainably to both reduce habitat destruction and create new habitat. It would be a giant waste of energy and resources to tear down and rebuild unsustainable buildings. … Continue reading

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We can all live together under (and on top of) one roof

You have probably heard of “green roofs” by now and they are just one of the many ways we can better design our dwellings to help biodiversity. Green roofs are popping up all over the world: San Francisco, Chicago, London, … Continue reading

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