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Rain gardens climate solution
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Rain gardens are a concrete solution

Small but mighty, these mini ecosystems can help cities mitigate heavy rainfall and polluting runoff, savings streams and creeks.
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A cool idea for low-income urban areas hard hit by warming climate: more trees

A cool idea for low-income urban areas hard hit by warming climate: more trees

Leaders in Washington state and elsewhere have called for increasing tree canopy in underserved communities, which disproportionately experience urban heat island effects.
World's largest seagrass project proves "you can actually restore the oceans"
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World's largest seagrass project proves "you can actually restore the oceans"

A "game changing" 20-year effort suggests that even severely depleted marine ecosystems can be brought back to life.
The first step to bridging the urban ‘canopy gap’? Counting and mapping trees
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The first step to bridging the urban ‘canopy gap’? Counting and mapping trees

A new project uses "tree equity" to promote environmental justice.
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How the coronavirus affected biking in U.S. cities
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How the coronavirus affected biking in U.S. cities

Los Angeles and Houston are hardly cycling capitals. But both saw surges in biking after COVID-19 began, according to new data from the fitness app Strava.

Helping the environment, one small sensor at a time
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Helping the environment, one small sensor at a time

New York City nonprofits are using a cloud-based service from the start-up Temboo that helps monitor storm-water runoff and other environmental factors.
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