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6 Top-Notch Cities That Got Green Infrastructure Right

6 Top-Notch Cities That Got Green Infrastructure Right

Cities all over the world are keeping the future of the planet in mind and focusing on green infrastructure. Here are six of them that made particularly notable gains when meeting that goal.

‘Living With Water’: Facing Climate Change, Cities Trade Sea Walls For Parks

‘Living With Water’: Facing Climate Change, Cities Trade Sea Walls For Parks

For a century, people have built sea walls to protect against flooding. That’s changing.

Helping Pollinators Thrive in a Greener Urban Ecosystem

Helping Pollinators Thrive in a Greener Urban Ecosystem

The Best Bees Company, based in Boston, is looking to help building owners find space to create sustainable ecosystems for green roofs, street trees, and other urban greenery.

Farmers For Hire Turn Backyards Into Vegetable Patches

Farmers For Hire Turn Backyards Into Vegetable Patches

eanne Nolan grew up in an affluent suburb of Chicago. When it came time to apply for colleges, she shocked her family by opting to skip college and become an organic farmer. Then she brought her farming skills back to the suburbs and city, installing and tending vegetable gardens at clients' homes.