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ECHO: Networking Global Hunger Solutions
Flat rooftops are possible gardening areas in crowded cities. ECHO's simulated rooftop garden demonstrates container choices and hydroponic techniques appropriate for those who cannot afford fancy ... in any country, rich or poor. GLOBAL VILLAGE PHOTOS Mt. Victor - Hillside Farming Urban Rooftop Gardens Tropical Monsoon Rain Forest Clearing Semi-arid Tropics Hot Humid Lowlands HOME / ...
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EnviroZine - Frequently Asked Questions
Issue 19 April 22, 2002 How does a rooftop garden improve air quality? How much air can a rooftop garden clean? Issue 18 March 21, 2002 What is a wetland and ...
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Activists and hipsters without territory or a plan
Each yard and rooftop garden that helps defeat global corporatism and petroleum-domination is part of "the land" that a ...
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EnviroZine - Browse by Subject - Air
How does a rooftop garden improve air quality? How much air can a rooftop garden clean? Could you give me a historical picture of the air ...
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What Can Be Done | Heat Island Effect | U.S. EPA
Another alternative to traditional roofing materials is a rooftop garden or "green roof." Installed widely in a city, green roofs contribute to heat ... (or evaporation of water from leaves). Planted rooftops remain significantly cooler than a rooftop constructed from traditional heat-absorbing materials. Further, green roofs reduce summertime air conditioning ...
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Green Roofs | Heat Island Effect | U.S. EPA
On hot summer days, the surface temperature of a vegetated rooftop can be cooler than the air temperature, whereas the surface of a traditional rooftop can be ... , nitrogen and phosphorus, are broken down and detoxified. This beneficial process increases over time as rooftop plants and root systems mature. What Kinds of Green Roofs Are Available? There are two ...
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green@work magazine - Between Blue and Yellow
Dana Bourland, director of the Green Communities initiative, explains ...
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The Lands Council - Advocates for Inland Northwest Forests, Water & Wildlife Spokane, WA
Water the Rooftop Garden We are in need of help with watering all of our plants in our roof top garden. The plants will need tending over the ...
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Alumasc green roof case study -- Greenside Place, Edinburgh
Zincolit soil. It features eight separate green roof areas including an expansive rooftop garden on the hotel. Comments The location is in a world heritage site that had lain ...
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Green Roof Case Study - Moorgate Crofts Business Centre, Rotherham
Type of Roof Warm Roof Size of Green Roof 770m2 rooftop garden - Semi-extensive: 415m2 plus 170m2 paving;  upper: 185m2 Build up of Roof Alumasc ...
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