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Soil sucks up 65,000 tonnes of CO2

(Phys.org) -- A city-centre site earmarked to become the heart of sustainability research in Newcastle is already playing a key role in mitigating the effects of climate change.

dateJul 31, 2012 in Environment
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Green potential of our industrial past

Manipulating the soil in urban and industrial areas in order to capture more carbon from the atmosphere is the “best resource we have to begin to mitigate human CO2 emissions”, experts claim.

dateFeb 02, 2012 in Environment
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How green are green roofs?

Covered with a growing medium and plants, green roofs can benefit a building's insulation, control storm-water drainage and remove pollution from the air, as well as provide wildlife habitats.

dateSep 21, 2011 in Ecology
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