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Indoor Plants Effective in Reducing Airborne Particulates, Removing Pollution and Improving Air Quality

Indoor Plants Effective in Reducing Airborne Particulates, Removing Pollution and Improving Air Quality Low-light requiring houseplants have demonstrated the potential for improving indoor air quality by removing trace organic pollutants from the air in buildings. This plant system is one of the most promising means of alleviating the... More

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The Green Fuse: Using Plants to Provide Ecosystem Services

The Green Fuse: Using Plants to Provide Ecosystem Services A literature review October 7, 2004 Rene Kane Contents Introduction……………………………………………………………………… 2 Phytoremediation………………………………………………………………. 4 Landscape and Site-Scale Research... More

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An Exploratory Study of Sensory Gardens

http://premisejournal. blogspot. com Page 1 of 8 An Exploratory Study of Sensory Gardens Hazreena Hussein Abstract This preliminary study explores the common issues of sensory gardens around the UK, by observing how they are utilized. Of the fourteen sensory gardens visited, eight were designed by landscape architects. One of these... More

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Green care in Agriculture: COST Action 866

COST Action 866: Green Care in Agriculture (modified from a presentation to COST’s Technical Committee of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Food, July 2005) Bjarne O. Braastad (Chairman), professor of ethology, Dept. of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway

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Plant-Soil Capacities to Remove Harmful Substances from Polluted Indoor Air

PLANT/SOIL CAPACITIES TO REMOVE HARMFUL SUBSTANCES FROM POLLUTED INDOOR AIR R. A. Wood, M. D. Burchett RA Orwell, J Tarran, F Torpy Plants and Environmental Quality Group, Centre for Ecotoxicology, UTS, Westbourne St, Gore Hill, NSW 2065 Australia The aesthetic value of indoor plants is easily seen, however the unseen ability of indoor... More

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Working With Persons Who Are Mentally Retarded - Horticultural Sciences, Texas A&M University

WORKING WITH PERSONSWORKING WITH PERSONS WHO ARE MENTALLYWHO ARE MENTALLY RETARDEDRETARDED

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Design For Retirement And Healthcare Environments Report - Healing Gardens

DESIGN FOR RETIREMENT AND HEALTHCARE ENVIRONMENTS REPORT The design of specialized healthcare and retirement facilities, driven by the demographics of an aging population, is a growing area of professional practice. Therapeutic or healing gardens and green spaces of many kinds are becoming key elements in the design of hospitals,... More

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Health effects of viewing landscapes – Landscape types in environmental psychology

Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 6 (2007) 199–212 Health effects of viewing landscapes – Landscape types in environmental psychology Ma . D. Velardea,Ã, G. Fryb , M. Tveitb a School of Experimental Sciences and Technology, Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid, C/Tulipan s/n, 28933 Mo´stoles, Madrid, Spain b Department of... More

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Social Farming: Dealing with Communities Rebuilding Local Economy

RURAL FUTURES: DREAMS, DILEMMAS, DANGERS Compilation © 2008 University of Plymouth, UK Social Farming: Dealing with Communities Rebuilding Local Economy Francesco Di Iacovo Abstract Social farming is a traditional as well as an innovative activity for farmers. It regards the use of resources from agriculture for rehabilitation and... More

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Killing Our Own: The Disaster of America’s Experience with Atomic Radiation

KILLING OUR OWN The Disaster of America’s Experience with Atomic Radiation___________________ Harvey Wasserman & Norman Solomon with Robert Alvarez & Eleanor Walters A Delta Book 1982

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