Monthly Archives: July 2011

More green space in London needed to tackle urban warming

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RICS; The impact of urban climate change could be reduced by increasing the amount of green space in ciites such as London. Temperatures in urban areas are currently up to 6°c higher than rural areas and more should be done … Continue reading

Green Space Management – A park life strategy for planning services

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Parks users have a number of requirements and invariably their needs are determined by the time of day they choose to use the park, the time they have available to them for that visit and the people with whom they … Continue reading

Communities get power to protect green spaces

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People are to be given the ability to protect environmentally and locally important special green spaces, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles and Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman announced today. The Natural Environment White Paper, published today, includes proposals to give communities new … Continue reading