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  • November, 2020

    21 November 2020

    The Challenges for Innovating in Green and Blue Infrastructure: The Case of an Innovative Drainage Approach in Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Jose Puppim, São Paulo Carlos Rigolo, São Paulo Leon Rangel, São Paulo

    Green and blue infrastructure (GBI), a form of nature-based solutions (NBS), can provide huge benefits for cities, as GBIs are innovative ways to connect biodiversity and people. Besides the direct functions that the infrastructure provides (e.g. flood prevention or cooling effect), there is also a series of co-benefits that nature...

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    20 November 2020

    We Need an Ethical Code for Water
    Gloria Aponte, Medellín Katherine Berthon, Melbourne Carmen Bouyer, Paris Paul Currie, Cape Town PK Das, Mumbai Meredith Dobbie, Victoria Casey Furlong, Melbourne Andrew Grant, Bath Gary Grant, London Juliana Landolfi de Carvalho, Curitiba Tom Liptan, Portland Sareh Moosavi, Brussels Harini Nagendra, Bangalore Diane Pataki, Salt Lake City André Stephan, Brussels Peter Schoonmaker, Portland Naomi Tsur, Jerusalem Mario Yanez, Lisbon

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    18 November 2020

    Stories of the Nature of Cities 1/2 Hour. Episode 3—Generations
    Ari Honarvar, San Diego Michael Harris Cohen, Sofia Laura Shillington, Montreal

    Episode 3: Generations Thursday 3 December, 2pm EST To register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WoAWdCplSIOpazo3KvNGGQ “A Child of the Oasis” by Ari Honavar A mother and daughter meet an undocumented refugee on their annual ride to the father’s Remembrance Wall. “Not Icarus” by Michael Harris Cohen A grandmother defies social law by killing birds...

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    17 November 2020

    Nairobi’s Rapidly Expanding Transport Network is Costing its Ecological Lifeline
    Kevin Lunzalu, Nairobi

    Since 2013, the government of Kenya has laid out extensive expansion plans for the city’s transport infrastructure. Nairobi County’s strategy lays out a progressive framework that has seen the introduction of Mass Rapid Transit Systems (MRTS), the standard gauge railway, connectors, and the expansion of several other feeder roads. The...

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    14 November 2020

    The LEAF Episode 2: Show and Tells from FRIEC Collective Artists
    Christina Freeman, New York Lucie Lederhendler, Montreal Paula Nishijima, Diemen

    Want to explore diverse and connecting threads in urban ecological arts? In the LEAF, three FRIEC Urban Arts Collective members share something from their ideas and work for 10 minutes each, followed by Q&A. Presenters: Christina Freeman, New York Lucie Lederhendler, Montreal Paula Nishijima, Amsterdam 18 November  To watch the recording:...

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    9 November 2020

    Inappropriate Infrastructure Can Make Green Spaces Unlivable
    Ana Faggi, Buenos Aires Jose Luis Hryckovian, Buenos Aires

    The urban matrix is dominated by the built environment that undoubtedly predominates over green infrastructures like domestic gardens, woodlands, tree-lined streets, squares, sports fields, and green corridors. Thus, cities must be seen as a complex system where the interacting gray, green, and blue elements cannot be analyzed individually. Proper handling...

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    3 November 2020

    What Can Policymakers Do to Enhance Nature-based Solutions for Sustainable Cities?
    Rodrigo Bellezoni, São Paulo Fanxin Meng, New Haven

    Cities are almost entirely dependent on surrounding regions for food, water, and energy (FWE) to sustain urban population and activities. Sixty percent of the global population will live in cities by 2030, with 90% of urban growth in the coming decades likely to occur in low- and middle-income countries. Rising...

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    October, 2020

    26 October 2020

    What I Know Now: The Need for “Good Trouble” to Build an Anti-Racist Science of Ecology
    Steward Pickett, Poughkeepsie

    A meditation on race and ecology on the occasion of the death of U.S. Representative John Lewis.Representative John R. Lewis (1940-2020) was a hero of the civil rights movement in the United States. He was one of the six leaders of the famous 1963 March On Washington, a leader of...

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    20 October 2020

    The Next “Normal” City Must Be a Sustainable Habitat for Healthy Humans
    Matteo Giusti, Gävle

    “Stay home!” This is the imperative that has echoed across the planet in the last months. Everyone is at, and a, risk to themselves and others. And so we did. We mostly stayed at home. After a few days, we began to notice that our house, our cities, and our...

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    8 October 2020

    The LEAF Episode 1: Show and Tells from FRIEC Collective Artists
    Olive Bieringa, Oslo Matthew Jensen, New York Stéphane Verlet-Bottéro, Paris

    Want to explore diverse and connecting threads in urban ecological arts? In the LEAF, three FRIEC Urban Arts Collective members share something from their ideas and work for 10 minutes each, followed by Q&A. Presenters: Olive Bieringa, OsloMatthew Jensen, New YorkStéphane Verlet-Bottéro, Paris 21 October, 11am EDT  To View the recording of...

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    7 October 2020

    Stories of the Nature of Cities 1/2 Hour. Episode 2—Sea Level Rise
    Alyssa Eckles Alyssa Eckles, Cleveland Rym Kechacha, Norwich

    Episode 2—Sea Level Rise To view the recording:https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/LrYacesHI0EucND3Rlxc4UsGmYFZQww4EWAneZ1faqWaiGSrWTW45sjgNtgpP5x7.Qvg-Y-JJ3dqeC7jOPasscode: 1e6vCJr% This episode’s theme: Sea Level Rise. The read stories are Rym Kechacha’s “Old Father Thames” and Alyssa Eckles’ “Uolo and the Idol”. The Stories are first read, then authors Rym and Alyssa then join David Maddox for conversation. “Old Father Thames” by...

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    6 October 2020

    Parks are Critical Urban Infrastructure: The Use of Urban Green Space in New York City During COVID-19
    Timon McPhearson, New York Christopher Kennedy, New York Bianca Lopez, Amherst Emily Maxwell, New York

    Urban green spaces have long been a refuge for city dwellers, especially in times of crisis, but how has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the use and importance of urban green and open spaces? Are they perceived or used differently during this time? Who has access historically, but also during COVID-19?...

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    September, 2020

    30 September 2020

    What’s Next? Learning From Nature During Lockdown
    Elmaz Abinader, Oakland Jane Ingram Allen, Santa Rosa Carmen Bouyer, Paris Anne Brochot, Voulx Joyce Garvey, Dublin Leslie Gauthier, New York Frances Mezzetti, Dublin Munira Naqui, Portland

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    30 September 2020

    Urban Gardening As a Response to Food Supply Issues in Dense Urban Areas During the COVID-19 Crisis
    Constanza Cerda, Stuttgart

    En español. In December 2019, the city of Wuhan, China, reported the first case of Coronavirus. Since then, the virus has spread rapidly, reaching more than 31,300,000 cases worldwide (as of September 2020, according to John Hopkins University). Globally and regionally, a series of measures have been taken to slow...

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    28 September 2020

    Stories of the Nature of Cities 1/2 Hour. Episode 1—Biodiversity
    Claire Stanford, Los Angeles Elizabeth Twist, Hamilton Paul Currie, Cape Town

    Episode 1—Biodiversity Thursday 8 October, 2pm EDT To view the recording of this Episode: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/bQhGB-_YlYv9hS_zBLIwsOxFU7a8ZS_Wdp7Jzc2xWbU1AhpIl4jck_69EtKzvQD_.i2im9gKCqOUnf5JvPasscode: Fz25*mB7 This episode’s theme: Biodiversity. The read stories are Claire Stanford’s “Neither Above Nor Below” and Elizabeth Twist’s “May Apple”. Both stories were prize winners in the original Stories of The Nature of Cities 2099...

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    24 September 2020

    Socially Distant Summer: Stewarding Nature and Community to Meet Basic Needs during a Pandemic
    Lindsay Campbell, New York Michelle Johnson, New York City Laura Landau, New York Sophie Plitt, New York Erika Svendsen, New York

    SUMMER We started to settle into our “new normal”, with the pace of our journal entries significantly slowing down. Social distancing didn’t feel as novel any more, we weren’t noticing the shifts and changes as much. Or perhaps we were worn down with mental fatigue and journaling didn’t feel therapeutic,...

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    11 September 2020

    A Walk Along the Bièvre River
    Carmen Bouyer, Paris

    Since 1912 in Paris, the river Bièvre, once the city’s second-largest river, has disappeared from our landscape. It used to cross the whole left bank from south to north, flowing through the 13th and 5th arrondissements before reaching the Seine between “Le Jardin des Plantes”, our historical botanical garden, and...

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    3 September 2020

    Nature in Cities in a Post-Covid-19 World: Don’t Blame Urban Density in a Pandemic
    Will Allen, Chapel Hill

    As a city and regional planner by training, I have been alarmed at the tendency to blame urban density (defined as people per square mile) as a primary culprit for New York City’s relatively severe initial COVID-19 outbreak. An epidemiologist from Stanford, a professor of infectious diseases at the University...

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    August, 2020

    24 August 2020

    Family Tree
    Andreas Weber, Berlin

    Linden In early summer, after the crest of the first wave of the pandemics had broken and kids resumed to go to school and street cafés had opened again, I spent days alone writing on the balcony of a flat in a somewhat sketchy Berlin neighbourhood. Down in the street,...

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    24 August 2020

    To Live in Companionship with Trees, Plants, Rivers, and Mountains
    Martine Murray, Melbourne

    We are gardening. Feeding our trees. We decide to cut the deadwood off the Fejoa tree. Afterwards it’s considerably squat and oddly shaped, but we agree it looks better. Or it feels better. Or it seems to us that it, the tree, feels better. It has just been liberated of...

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