|American Forests advocates that every city set a tree canopy goal as an important step in ensuring that valuable green infrastructure is maintained at minimum thresholds. Good resources, tools.|
|TreeLink's mission is to raise awareness and support for healthy urban forests. Information, research, and networking for people working in urban and community forestry.|
|Urban Forest Research Unit of the USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station in Syracuse, NY, investigates the effects of urban forests and their management on human health and environmental quality.|
|Project for Public Spaces (PPS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people create and sustain public places that build communities.|
|Tree Trust's mission is to improve the community environment by investing in people.. Each day we work with young people and adults, volunteers and trainees, and together with Tree Trust staff, we transform the green landscapes of our communities.|
|"The burning and clearing of forests contributes approximately 20% of the carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to global climate change. That's more than all of the world's cars, trucks, SUVs, and trains emit."
Recent Issues Blog Posts
Methane hydrate, will it be a godsend and replace dirty coal and oil within the next five years, or will it delay our investment in renewable energy and set us on an ever longer road of hydrocarbon addiction?
A destruction of the world's resources, leaving long term greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution and habitat loss.
A new infographic from Healthy Child, Healthy World.
The World Health Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme have just listed endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) a "global threat" after the release of a collaborative study.
Recent Building Blog Posts
The earth-house uses the ground as an insulating blanket that efficiently protects it from temperature extremes, wind, rain and extreme weather events.
Underground homes with a modern bent. A large thermal mass stabilizes inside temperatures, giving you free heat in the winter, free cooling in the summer.
For those in northern, high altitude or windy climates who wish to grow their food year round. Take advantage of the insulating properties of the Earth.
Ingenious ways to stack firewood.
Recent Art Blog Posts
Decommissioned and ready for reuse as art.
A small sampling of painters who have been inspired by seeds...
The intricacy and diversity of the seed.
Yao Lu an emerging Chinese artist digitally reworks photos of garbage into traditional Chinese landscape paintings.
Recent Movies Blog Posts
The many voices of the film share a unified vision: we must start acting as a planetary civilization.
a journey into the soul of humanity and a testimony of the damage inflicted by humans on the natural world...
Hazaribagh is ranked among the 30 most polluted places in the world.
By the directors of Food, Inc.