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Bringing Nature’s Power into Australian Cities
Green
Friday June 15 2018

Bringing Nature’s Power into Australian Cities

Back in the 1960s, the Cheonggyecheon (Cheonggye stream) which winds through downtown Seoul (South Korea) stood as an example of city planning going terribly wrong.

Understanding Urban Microclimates Key to Good Urban Planning
Green
Thursday June 16 2016

Understanding Urban Microclimates Key to Good Urban Planning

Global temperatures have officially reached the highest on record and Australia has felt the brunt of this with record breaking temperatures for the end of summer...

Growing the Urban Forest
Environment
Wednesday June 1 2016

Growing the Urban Forest

Climate change, like urbanisation, is happening rapidly. According to multiple government agencies worldwide, 2015 was the hottest year to date, taking over from 2014, and that...

Growing the Urban Forest
Environment
Thursday May 12 2016

Growing the Urban Forest

Climate change, like urbanisation, is happening rapidly. According to multiple government agencies worldwide, 2015 was the hottest year to date, taking over from 2014, and that...

Federal Government Wants More Urban Canopies in Australian Cities
Landscaping
Monday February 1 2016

Federal Government Wants More Urban Canopies in Australian Cities

The Federal government hopes to shore up the liveability and sustainability of Australian cities by introducing greater volumes of tree cover to urban environments.