I’ve been looking for silver linings since we’ve all been forced into quarantine for more than a month. One has been the remarkably fast turnaround of air quality as car and airplane use has dipped to all-time lows.
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The Cleveland Museum of Natural History wants you to participate with us in ProtectCLE, protecting Cleveland’s Living Environment. The first project under ProjectCLE is Life in One Cubic Foot. This project is ideal for families studying science at home this spring and summer. The goal is to get outside, enjoy nature and don your citizen science hat. By focusing on...
The joke around the Biomimicry for Healthcare conference held by University Hospitals Ventures was, “We’re about 3.8 billion years behind.” Nature has that much knowledge stored in its DNA, and companies are slowly realizing that the 21st century path to resource efficiency is to unlock it. Resources include Great Lakes Biomimicry whose Director Trisha Brown explained that animals solve for...
When Timothy Beatley launched Green Urbanism in his eponymous 2000 book and 2010 Biophilic Cities program, he deftly tied together examples of cities where nature appears to be linked to health and happiness. Green Urbanism holds that “as a species we have an innate connection to nature. That we are happier, healthier and able to lead more meaningful lives when nature...
They have been gathering for years to advocate for nature in Northeast Ohio. They are park rangers, wetlands biologists, wildlife specialists, and conservationists getting their hands dirty on a daily basis in natural areas. Increasingly, they have become the voice for nature in a region that has lost many acres of forests and wetlands to unplanned development.
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- Smog had only modest improvements, but heat-trapping carbon emissions are way down already. #silverlinings https://t.co/MoUaTR0ooD
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- With traffic down by half, Northeast Ohio posts very modest gains in air pollution. It turns out, trucks and indust? https://t.co/sxap2PqbJV
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- Happy #BiketoWorkDay Cleveland. Even if your teleworking, get out and enjoy the freedom of two wheels today and thr? https://t.co/QX23TYFFFr
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