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  June 5, 2012

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June 5, 2012

Biodiversity and Green Roofs

Beginning of a Green Generation

Roof to Fork









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Diversify Your Roof!

 

By Kat Harrold GRP, Jörg Breuning, Andrew Cole Yanders


Biodiversity and Green Roofs
The American Heritage Scientific dictionary describes biodiversity as, “the number, variety, and variation of different organisms found within a specific geographic region.”  While green roofs can provide habitat for biodiversity to exist, they often have the challenge of disconnect for non-aerial fauna.
Beginning of a Green Generation
As it turns out green roofs keep their cool under not just extreme weather conditions but when it comes to fire safety too.  Read on to find out why your insurance company should be giving you a discount for your green roof.

Roof to Fork
For some the dream of farming on the roof is a mere extension of window box gardening while for others it can literally mean bringing the farm to the roof.  For those DIY farmers out there here are a few things to consider for your garden in the sky.