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London mayor progresses plans to create more green spaces

London mayor progresses plans to create more green spaces

Two new woodlands will be created in London’s Green Belt, the majority of which is not public open space despite making up 22 per cent of the capital’s land area. 

Edinburgh invites citizens to help shape 30-year green spaces vision

Edinburgh invites citizens to help shape 30-year green spaces vision

The city council wants to explore what it means to be a thriving green city and ensure outdoor spaces deliver benefits in areas such as health, active travel, biodiversity and social cohesion.

Melbourne launches largest ever revegetation project to green the city

Melbourne launches largest ever revegetation project to green the city

Plans to plant 150,000 trees and shrubs form part of the Australian city’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic by creating jobs and enhancing public space, in addition to tackling the climate emergency.

Helsinki launches global €1 million sustainable energy challenge

Helsinki launches global €1 million sustainable energy challenge

The Finnish capital wants to find a way of replacing coal with carbon-neutral and low-biomass solutions, and is challenging other cities to join the quest.

Sierra Leone signs charter city development deal

Sierra Leone signs charter city development deal

The project will integrate efficient infrastructure with transparent and effective governance, supported by the “intelligent application” of smart technology.

Brighton bus shelter becomes home to upcycled living roof

Brighton bus shelter becomes home to upcycled living roof

The project is one of a series from out-of-home media owner, Clear Channel, that seeks to make a difference and benefit the environment, as well as local communities.