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In Berkeley: The People's Park (1968) before People's Park (1969) - Berkeleyside


Berkeleyside
In researching People's Park for a book to be published by Heyday next year, I learned that People's Park of 1969 was not Berkeley's first People's Park. For three weeks in 1968, there was another people's park at Telegraph Avenue and Dwight Way, named ...

Mapping the 'Conflict Zones' Between Sprawl and Biodiversity - CityLab


CityLab
By 2030, the world is expected to add another billion people or so, bringing the total population to roughly 8.5 billion. And with humans becoming increasingly urban, sprawl will only get worse, taking up precious space that wild birds, mammals, plants ...

Food Explorer Brought Hundreds Of Immigrant Plants To America ... - NPR


NPR
In the early 20th century, botanist David Fairchild traveled the world and brought plants back to the U.S. that we now see as thoroughly American. NPR talks with the author of a book on Fairchild.

People and Plants

Vancouver - Canada

A partnership between the WWF and UNESCO, in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, producing a programme of capacity-building in ethnobotany applied to conservation and the sustainable use of plant resources.

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    People and Plants International - creative solutions for the sustainable use and conservation of plants

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