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Archive for April, 2012
See on Scoop.it – AnnBot There are many examples where green infrastructure offers much better value for public investment than the alternative, for example natural water filtration and natural flood defence. Alan Spedding over at RuSource had identified and summarized an important report with the less-than-exciting title “Natural England Research Report NERR033 ‘Microeconomic Evidence for [...]
There are two important pieces of ‘grey literature’ today: the first, from the Royal Society, is a report on how global population and consumption are linked, and the implications for a finite planet. There was also a useful interview on the UK radio programme “Today” about 6.45 am; since the programme is still running I [...]
These are links from our Scoop It page between April 13th and April 26th: Tomatoes: GM, Aroma And Tradition When we carry out traditions, we are under the illusion that we are repeating acts dating back to the dawn of our culture. But a few years later, as an adolescent, a plaque at Montreal’s Botanical [...]
See on Scoop.it – AnnBot There are two important pieces of ‘grey literature’ today: the first, from the Royal Society, is a report on how global population and consumption are linked, and the implications for a finite planet. The report, lead by Sir John Sulston, emphasizes the problem of unsustainable consumption in industrialized countries [...]
The life led by the ancients was rude and illiterate; still, as will be readily seen, the observations they made were not less remarkable for ingenuity than are the theories of the present day. Pliny the Elder Kamoun Lab have reminded me via their Scoop It page that today is the day of the Robigalia, a [...]
I’ve seen a new approach to use of ornamental plants several occasions recently: walls of plants covering outdoor and indoor sites. At the indoor site, in Heathrow Airport, I was even more happy to see that Patrick Blanc, credited with conceiving the ‘indoor living wall’ in the legend next to the plantings, is described as a ‘botanist’. [...]