Here is the September installment of Natural Cleveland, a field guide of sorts for the urban naturalist and nature lovers. Illustrations and text by Jill Collins; editing by Justin Glanville.
If Flint, Michigan's lead poisoning crisis cracked the nation’s eyes open to what being exposed to a pervasive toxin means, public officials could see it coming. Lead exposure has been unfolding across America, particularly in its urban centers, for decades. While Lead had a lot of advantages for manufacturers—paint makers liked it because it sped drying and increased durability—health experts had...
It’s rush hour and the street is about to fill up with traffic again, frustrating all the people who expect to make it home on time. You think, if not for all these cars, this commute could take half the time. (Not to mention save Americans 3.1 billion gallons of fuel and 400 hours of personal time that we could...
Cities are healthier as a whole when nature is invited in. So we are not just protecting parklands and high-quality natural areas. We are rebuilding cities in Northeast Ohio by reweaving nature into the urban landscape—restoring nature’s capacity to provide beauty, cooling, water retention and filtration, quiet, air purification and many other ecological functions.
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- Amazon tells Ohio: We expect (more) renewables. https://t.co/fZyLN0QirU
about 10 hours ago via Twitter
- The future of parking is...shopping, office and living space. https://t.co/incj8ByCf8
a day ago via Twitter
- Yr city wants 2B bike friendly. Now what? @GCBL has some practical guidance. https://t.co/gPfW3fH96Z
2 days ago via Twitter
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