June 3, 2011

EU urges governments to let city soils breathe

A new European Commission report describes the soil degradation and increased flood risks that come from covering the earth with materials like concrete and asphalt, with suggestions for improved design and systems like green roofs that encourage soil permeability.

http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2073311/eu-urges-governments-city-soils-breath

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