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Javits Center Cracks the Code for Green Living in the City

Javits Center Cracks the Code for Green Living in the City

In its latest sustainability report, the 2.1M s/f Javits Center says efforts to improve sustainability are helping breed wildlife, power properties, slash fuel bills and make people happy.

Novel tenants: Gulliver the Latest Baby Gull to Start Life on Roof of Halifax Library

Novel tenants: Gulliver the Latest Baby Gull to Start Life on Roof of Halifax Library

The baby herring gull, born on the library’s green rooftop in the middle of June, was recently spotted flapping his wings and starting to take flight.

Creating Corridor of Natural Habitats Along Chicago River Could Create Jobs, Reduce Flooding and Pollution, Study Says

Creating Corridor of Natural Habitats Along Chicago River Could Create Jobs, Reduce Flooding and Pollution, Study Says

A new report commissioned by Friends of the Chicago River says the development of an environmentally friendly “blue-green corridor” along the river system in northeastern Illinois would create $192 million in annual economic benefits, in addition to boosting wildlife, water quality and recreational opportunities.

It’s Important to Make Space for Wildlife In Our Growing Cities

It’s Important to Make Space for Wildlife In Our Growing Cities

Incorporating wildlife habitats within urban development and infrastructure is the right thing to do and it aids humans too.

Urban Refuge: How Cities Can Help Rebuild Declining Bee Populations

Urban Refuge: How Cities Can Help Rebuild Declining Bee Populations

ith bees threatened by habitat loss, pesticides, and climate change, researchers are finding that planting flower patches in urban gardens and green spaces can help restore these essential pollinators. The results are already being seen in cities from Chicago to London to Melbourne.