Europeans want to repair, not ...

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The Right to Repair movement is rapidly growing – and it can’t come soon enough.

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An Unthinkable, Inevitable Res...

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Resilient design can’t save every human settlement from wildfires, drought, flooding, and other anthropogenic natural disasters. In some cases, we will have to consider retreat.

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[Translate] The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) convened a Blue Ribbon Panel on Climate Change and Resilience last...

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How a Solar Microgrid Is Helpi...

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[Translate] Environment The Chemehuevi are showing us what’s possible. Let’s follow their lead. By Stan Greschner /...

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Life after Harvey and Irma: Ho...

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[Translate] 09/20/2017ASLA Blue Ribbon Panel1 Comment ASLA 2014 Professional General Design Honor Award. Hunter’s Point South,...

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Why Can’t We Get Cities Right?...

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[Translate] Paul Krugman    NYTIMES Photo The highways in Houston were empty last Tuesday after the city was inundated with...

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Soon We’ll Be Able to Swim in ...

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[Translate] Dana Davidsen   THEDIRT.ASLA.ORG Chicago River / Pinterest Take a dip in the Chicago River? Those familiar with its...

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THE LANDSCAPES OF PRE-INDUSTRI...

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[Translate] The Dirt Contributor LiDAR-generated hillshade showing terracing, household remains and field boundaries in present-day...

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AS NEW JERSEY’S FLOODING...

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Coastal communities are enduring growing flood risks from rising seas, with places like Atlantic City, sandwiched between a bay and the ocean, facing some of the greatest threats.

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The Urban Common Spaces That S...

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[Translate] Environment We must protect the parks, pathways, and gardens that connect us to each other and to the ecosystems of our...

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THERE ARE LOTS OF CLIMATE UNCE...

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[Translate] A New York Times column on the climate set off yet another dangerous tempest of exaggeration and simplification. by...

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A NEW STRATEGY FOR AMERICAN SU...

Apr 30, 2017 by

[Translate] THE DIRT Jared Green The New Grand Strategy / St. Martin’s Press Back in 2009, U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff...

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A NEW STRATEGY FOR AMERICAN SU...

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The New Grand Strategy…

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HOW TO TURN NEIGHBORHOODS INTO...

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[Translate]   By Taj James and Rosa González, YES! Magazine Think of it as a silver lining to the gathering dark clouds. We live in...

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ASLA OUTLINES INFRASTRUCTURE P...

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[Translate] The Dirt Queens Plaza in Queens NYC, 2012 / Sam Oberter The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) urges policy...

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CLEAN WATER FOR EVERYONE WHO L...

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[Translate] Aaron King   THE DIRT Water Infrastructure / Columbia University Press Water Infrastructure: Equitable Deployment of...

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HOW CREATIVE REPURPOSING OF IN...

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[Translate]   By Amanda Abrams, YES! Magazine | Report The cavernous Scrap Exchange in Durham, North Carolina, is a maker’s...

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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE IN THE ...

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[Translate] THE DIRT    J.R. Taylor Freeway Park, Seattle, Washington by Lawrence Halprin / Photograph © Aaron Leitz, courtesy The...

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INTERVIEW WITH MITCHELL SILVER...

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[Translate] THE DIRT    Jared Green Mitchell Silver / NYC Parks and Recreation Mitchell Silver is commissioner of the New York City...

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[Translate]   By Alex Kirby / Climate News Network  VIA TRUTHDIG     The Arctic’s summer sea-ice cover has hit new record lows...

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BUILDING COMMUNITY RESILIENCE ...

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[Translate] THE DIRT Larimer vision / Larimer Consenus To boost resilience in vulnerable, under-served communities, we need to “build...

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How Do We Transition from a Wo...

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[Translate] Local Peace Economy At the New Economy Coalition conference, activists build the road by walking. By Mariana Mendoza /...

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ASLA LAUNCHES GUIDE TO RESILIE...

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[Translate] ASLA Launches Guide to Resilient Design THE DIRT  Jared Green Resilient design / ASLA A new online guide launched today...

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ASLA LAUNCHES GUIDE TO RESILIE...

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[Translate] THE DIRT     BY Jared Green Resilient design / ASLA A new online guide launched today by the American Society of...

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DESIGN COMPETITION: A MORE RES...

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[Translate] Jared Green   THE DIRT Shore to Core / Van Alen Institute and West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency West Palm...

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THE NEW LANDSCAPE DECLARATION:...

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[Translate] THE DIRT BY Jared Green New Landscape Declaration / LAF After hearing 23 declarations on the first day of the Landscape...

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PREPARING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

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[Translate] Jared Green  THE DIRT                                                                                         Gold Coast,...

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SOME OLD SPECIES ARE WELL-SUIT...

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[Translate]   By Tim Radford / Climate News Network  VIA TRUTHDIG     The cane toad is one of the lucky winners of evolution’s...

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URBAN AGRICULTURE CAN’T ...

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[Translate] Research shows that the social and cultural benefits of city farms and gardens far outweigh the number of people they can...

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