The French senate has kicked the potential French solar green roof law out of the new Biodiversity Act. Mistakenly reported on March 20th 2015, the news made waves across twittersphere for nearly 12 months.
From problem to solution, the video is also a potted history of why are cities are suffering from pollution. Well made with great old footage of cities and old graphics, it is also about the community. Engaging people help create advocacy is a key element in the evolving world of green infrastructure and nature based solutions.
One of the overlooked effects of the London Olympics is how the Olympic Park became home to a protected bird species. The massive Olympic media centre, later converted into a 900,000 square feet business space, was fitted with a green roof which has now become home to the red-listed black redstart. Protecting birds in…
This is one of the original green roofs designed for biodiversity in the City of Basel. First installed in 2002, the roof is still flourishing and provide much needed habitat for rare invertebrates in the city.
Livingroofs was made aware of the recently of ‘Building with Nature’ published by the Welsh Wildlife Trusts. This is an excellent guide to how integrated GI in cites and towns can not only increase biodiversity and nature, but make urban areas healthy for people.