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French solar green roof law kicked out by French Senate

French solar green roof law kicked out by French Senate

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.

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Nature Based Solutions Helping to Change Our Cities

Nature Based Solutions Helping to Change Our Cities

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.

Editorials

How London could become the green capital of the world

How London could become the green capital of the world

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…

GI Photo of the Week

Swiss green roof for biodiversity

Swiss green roof for biodiversity

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.

Green Infrastructure Roundup

Green Infrastructure News Roundup – March 10th 2016

Green Infrastructure News Roundup – March 10th 2016

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.