March 2 & 3, 2018 Saskatoon, SK There is a growing and vibrant school gardening community across Saskatchewan, collectively strengthening the relationships students have with agriculture, gardening, their food system and their environment. Educators are discovering that school gardens are a means of improving academic achievement, promoting healthy nutrition, demonstrating the principles of stewardship, and […]

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Cities are hubs of interaction of which the importance cannot be underestimated – studies show that social isolation can lead to health risks that are as significant as smoking, heart disease, and obesity. What are the social innovations that will offset isolation, disengagement, and stress? How can we avoid a social infrastructure deficit? Speakers: Lianne […]

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www.vancouver.ca/people-programs/healthy-city-strategy Video Rating: / 5

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The shape of cities influences the health of its inhabitants. Learn how the quality of urban life can be improved by re-orienting city design to focus on health. Understand how a focus on health influences strategic plans and investment decisions. Keynote: Henriette Vamberg, Partner & Managing Director, GEHL

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“Gardens by the Bay, Singapore” Gardens by the Bay consists of three distinctive waterfront gardens in the heart of Marina Bay that will define Singapore as the world’s premier tropical garden city. Slated for opening in the summer of 2012, the presentation shows the scope, content, and progress of this spectacular 101-hectare project with particular […]

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Gil Penalosa, founder and chair of 880 cities, presents Creating Vibrant & Healthy Cities at MAS’s 2018 Summit for NYC Video Rating: / 5

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WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus addresses the delegations of the WHO European Healthy Cities Network Summit of Mayors, held in Copenhagen, Denmark 12-13 February, Video Rating: / 5

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Cross-posted from GODAN Summit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEJ3VT7l-u4&t=2699s Speaker: Daniel Jiménez R, Ph.D. (d.jimenez@cgiar.org) Scientist, Decision and Policy Analysis (DAPA) Research Area, CIAT. Description: Farmers across Latin America are reporting that traditional and intergenerational farming systems knowledge and management interventions are no longer effective in the face of increasing climate variability and associated pest/disease shocks. The traditional R&D […]

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Stay on top of the Greenroof & Greenwall World by subscribing here: http://bit.ly/1HAbujW. The Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC) is located on the Chattahoochee River in Roswell, Georgia and sits on a beautiful site comprised of 127 acres of native plants and gardens that showcase the area’s beauty. Designed by Lord, Aeck & Sargent, the property […]

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Are you pondering whether to sign up for the Virtual Summit 2017? See this Keynote Trailer for inspiration and to tempt your decision-making! I just love the architect – what can I say? Dry, wry, wit; stellar design philosophy; and genius living architecture trailblazer! Learn more about Emilio and his Keynote: “The Green Over the […]

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Are you still pondering whether to sign up for the Virtual Summit 2017? Watch Keynote Joanne Rodriguez’ Trailer for inspiration and to tempt your decision-making! Who wouldn’t love the passionate advocate for green infrastructure with such vast experience in sustainable building impacts? Enlightening and educating through industry and thought leadership – plus a wonderful influencer […]

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Join us online for our 2017 Virtual Summit on April 9th through the 30th – and on demand through December, 2017. Over 30 presenters from Argentina, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, France, Germany, Iran, Israel, Italy, Puerto Rico, UK, and the U.S. will inspire you to Discover, Network & Share. Participate in our Facebook Live Q […]

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