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‘Asphalt art’ is making roads safer – and could be coming to a city near you Crashes involving pedestrians were found to have halved at junctions painted with murals. Now, more are being planned Arts Society Wellbeing
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Growing green cities: the Dutch expo that shows you how (plus five highlights) A once-in-a-decade horticulture expo has opened in the Netherlands to show the world how to make greener, cleaner, more liveable cities Environment Science Society
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Video: how an abandoned bridge in Manchester became a thriving park Following the likes of New York and Paris, Manchester has become the latest city to turn old railway infrastructure into a ‘sky park’ Environment Society UK
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‘A seismic shift could be underway’: the mission to make steel green If steel were a country, it would be the planet’s third largest emitter. But the race to decarbonise the sector is gaining momentum Energy Environment Innovation
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This company is helping cities breathe by covering walls with moss It absorbs CO2, filters out pollution, supports wildlife and looks great. Now one Dutch startup is using moss to coat concrete buildings Environment Innovation Sustainable Development Technology
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Good vibrations: the clay speakers reviving a dying art A German startup has created speakers made from the Earth. They help reduce e-waste and rescue ancient skills, but will they be a hit? Written in partnership with What Design Can Do
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