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Top 10 Reused Industrial Landscapes

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Sunday, May 11, 2014, In : Activities and Proposals 
Advancements in ecology and environmental studies have been particularly prevalent over the past few years. We recycle waste on a daily basis in the hopes of preventing past mistakes, because decades ago we did not understand the full extent of pollution. In the spirit of reusing waste, we have adapted contaminated sites to become useful once again through many means of cleansing and renovating the soil and surrounding structures.

Here is a list containing some industrial landscapes that, hel...
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Google Earth new layer: local temperature data and global warming

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, In : Climate change 

Google Earth: how much has global warming raised temperatures near you?

Reproduced from the Guardian.

If you've ever wondered how much global warming has raised local temperatures in your area or elsewhere on the globe, the 
University of East Anglia Climatic Research Unit (UEA CRU) has just released a new interactive Google Earth layer that will let you answer this question with ease. UEA CRU is one of the scientific organizations that compile temperature data from around the world. Their tem...


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OASIS Project: an urban farm at a church

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Thursday, November 28, 2013, In : Activities and Proposals 
OASIS PROJECT: The goal is to create an urban farm at a church

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church was looking for a mission.
N.C. A&T (North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University) was seeking real-world experience for its horticulture students.
UNCG professor Marianne LeGreco wanted to expand the Warnersville Farmers Market.
The Guilford County Department of Public Health wanted to bring fresh food to one of the city’s worst food deserts.
Matthew King...

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Anávra. A Model village in Greece.

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, In : Environment 

Anavra (Greek: Ανάβρα) is a village and a former community in Magnesia, Thessaly, Greece. According to the census of 2001 the population of Anavra was 987 citizens. The village of Anavra is located on the West side of Mount Othrys, at a height of 900 metres above the sea level. Visitors will be delighted by the natural environment, with its dense vegetation and clear waters. The Enipeas river, which is a tributary of the Pineios, starts at the springs of Anavra and passes through the vi...


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