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Impact of urban areas on fish restoration

The restoration of salmon and steelhead habitat in the Pacific Northwest has focused largely on rural areas dominated by agricultural and forested lands, but researchers increasingly are looking at the impact of urban areas ...

dateDec 31, 2013 in Ecology
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3 Questions: Alan Berger on cities and health

How do cities affect our health? A newly published research report from MIT's Center for Advanced Urbanism (CAU) highlights the complexity of the issue. Produced in collaboration with the American Institute of Architects, ...

dateNov 21, 2013 in Environment
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Urban bushland vital to Perth's birds

In a unique study of Perth and its surrounds, researchers have found the fragmentation of natural bushland is linked to an alarming decline in the numbers of native land birds.

dateNov 20, 2013 in Ecology
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Urban soil quality and compost

With higher populations and limited space, urban areas are not often thought of as places for agriculture. A recent surge in community gardens, though, is bringing agriculture and gardens into the cities. And certain byproducts ...

dateOct 15, 2013 in Environment
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