Archive for the ‘Environment in Cities’ Category
Currently this type of gardening in urban homes and buildings began to take root. People are more involved with the environment and prefer to live in buildings that improve air quality and regulate the temperature of their homes.
In other regions of the marketing of green roofs already an established business in North America growing 25% a year, while worldwide, Germany is the country with the largest number of surface nature: one out of ten rooftop account with this type of system, according to industry association Green Roofs for North America. Read the rest of this entry »
Green roofs are an option to have alternative urban habitats preserving biodiversity, creating a new balance between built-up areas and scenic resources at the level of each building and the entire city. This would generate a real improvement for our communities and environment. Read the rest of this entry »
Urban pollution in big cities and towns is one of the most important because it directly affects millions of people have an impact on the health and quality of life.
Environmental problems in urban areas and around this is a phenomenon that comes from the increasing urban growth and resulting environmental degradation. Changes in land use, and the concentration of the use of natural resources, is the cause of environmental problems.
It is for this reason that the urban system imports a large number of resources are transformed into goods and services and partly back into the environment as wastes and emissions.