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Engaging low-income communities in the development of a greenway in Tucson, Arizona

Engaging low-income communities in the development of a greenway in Tucson, Arizona

Green infrastructure (GI) – or spaces with permeable surfaces dominated by vegetation – has been shown to have numerous positive community benefits. These include: less noise and stress that affects mental health, reduced air pollution that affects respiratory diseases,... Read more »

Categories: Blog Climate change adaptation Flooding Resilience University of Arizona Urban drainage

Diversity as a key element of urban resilience

Diversity as a key element of urban resilience

As climate change increases the frequency of storm events, flooding risk, prolonged drought, and other hazards, enhancing resilience becomes the goal of cities worldwide. How can societies prepare for and address a multitude of disturbances that can threaten the... Read more »

Categories: Blog Climate change adaptation Drought Ecosystems Flooding Groundwater Resilience University of Arizona

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