Exposure to trees and other greenery has been shown to stave off depression in adults, and according to a Harvard study, the same may be true for teenagers.
A growing number of academics and experts are joining governments and community organisations to call for a commitment to more green spaces to combat Brisbane's 'silent killer' in the suburbs
Architect and urban planner Stefano Boeri’s gave a jam-packed 10-minute presentation of the benefits of vertical forests at the Cities for Tomorrow conference held in New Orleans last week.
The first World Forum on Urban Forests held in Mantua, Italy, has launched a global call for action to promote and boost the adoption of nature-based solutions in urban areas worldwide.
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) is calling for the development of a National Green Infrastructure Strategy to be led by the Federal Government.
A new tower will have greenery lining the balconies and roofs to clean up the air and provide a new environment for pollinators and humans alike.
The addition of more than 500 square metres of rooftop gardens, improved landscaping, public art and better pedestrian access would compensate for use of unbuilt land and offset negative heritage impacts, the assessment concludes.
Three years on and Paris' citizen gardeners have taken up the city's offer to help green up their city, with more than 3000 green permits granted across the densely population metropolis.