Green infrastructure


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Green infrastructure

A strategically planned and managed network of wilderness, parks, greenways, conservation easements, and working lands with conservation value that supports native species, maintains natural ecological processes, sustains air and water resources, and contributes to the health and quality of life for communities. More specifically, the use of soil, trees, vegetation, wetlands, and open space, either preserved or created, in urban areas to capture rain while enhancing wastewater and stormwater treatment. Also includes nonliving complementary solutions such as porous pavement or rain barrels. Green infrastructure can be used in lieu of or in conjunction with traditional hard infrastructure approaches such as pipes, retention basins, and treatment facilities.
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Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn and other officials dedicated improvements to Chapman State Parks dam and lake, and discussed how the Restore Pennsylvania proposal could help address green infrastructure needs in the state.
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As a global green investor specialising in green infrastructure principal investment, project development and the management of portfolio assets, and related services, GIG's mission is to accelerate the transition to a greener global economy.
The goals of Turtle Island Park's expansion are to improve a quality fishing venue, demonstrate examples of green infrastructure, and create a great family gathering site.
Researchers from the Global Centre for Clean Air Research (GCARE) looked at how three types of road-side green infrastructure - trees, hedges, and a combination of trees with hedges and shrubs - affected the concentration levels of air pollution.
Development of the green infrastructure is related with environmental and economic issues, and also concept of smart city, where the management of today's city is more related with the pollution and the management should solve the problem of integrating the environmental and economic policies.
The work is one of a number of projects being carried out at the National Green Infrastructure Facility at Newcastle Helix into sustainable drainage systems, SuDS.
The DENR emphasized it is high time for the Philippines to invest in the so-called green infrastructure, an approach which protects and restores natural ecosystems that provide security to nearby communities.
The global travel search site asked globetrotters the top destinations they would most like to visit to view worldrenowned examples of green infrastructure in order to inspire applicants for Central Scotland Green Network's (CSGN) INAUGURALTRAVEL Grant.