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Time For Action on Heat Related Deaths

Sometimes the heat in the city can make it feel like we’ve sunk into the very centre of the Earth. In 2012 Manhattan saw the warmest year on record and it looks like temperatures...

Green Walls: Where Modern Sustainability Meets Stunning Design

As the modern sustainability movement tightens its tendrils on current design trends, ‘green walls’ (or vertical gardens) are becoming increasingly popular as the eco-friendly among us reap the benefits of injecting life, quite literally,...
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Impressive Advances in Green Engineering

As social interest increases worldwide on the path towards more environmentally friendly and green options, the next big challenge in the field of engineering is to concoct green alternatives to the fundamentals of daily...
FARMEDHERE LLC SWEET BASIL vertical indoor garden

Manufacturer of commercial, vertical indoor farm granted loan by Whole Foods

You’d think Whole Foods had turned into a bank of some sorts, following its announcement that it is lending capital to an organic farm.FarmedHere is expanding operations within its 90,000 square foot facility in...
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Vertical Gardens: Sprouting Up Everywhere

Here in Vancouver, on a rooftop between pizza slice joints in the downtown core, an EasyPark parking garage prepares to balance its ecological mandate by converting its roof to a 5,700 square foot vertical...
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DIY Gardening: How to create a Vertical Wall Garden

For those who are looking to create beautiful gardens with limited space, a vertical garden could be just what you need.A popular feature among urban gardeners, a vertical wall garden gives you the ability...
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Top 5 Eco Innovations of 2011

Being green is still a relatively new philosophy; so much so, that there is still ample opportunity to both create new and improve upon existing home, lifestyle, style and technology products that focus on...

Vertical Gardens: What You Need To Know To Grow Your Own

A couple weeks ago we ran a story about urban planners in Mexico City looking to build vertical gardens to help clean the air without taking up any space. But you don't need to...