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Municipal tap water, potable and often of the highest quality for direct human consumption and uses (cooking, bathing, etc.), has been the traditional source for urban landscape irrigation. In some regions, such as Texas, as much as one-half of the

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Globally, 55% of people reside in urban areas where access to nature is limited by the built environment ( United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, 2018 ). Consequently, food skills such as growing food, meal planning, food

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the formation of trihalomethanes if the surface water is removed and chlorinated for drinking water supply ( Siddiqui et al., 1997 ). Effective landscape management practices in urban landscapes must include an awareness of nutrient removal from soil

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. This sector has seen an important renewal of interest in the population (green spaces in urban houses), the municipalities (green spaces in main public squares and along urban streets), and in businesses (green spaces around hotels and office buildings

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Modern life separates people from nature. This is also true in Taiwan, despite Taiwan having diverse natural resources, ranging from mountains in rural landscapes to flatland sightseeing areas in urban and suburban settings. What we have known

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, collaborative research that brings together researchers with expertise in plant, nature, and health fields to promote human well-being and environmental sustainability within the context of increasingly urban populations. Interestingly, CH scientists, who focus

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In the past, southern European cities were compact, with moderate levels of environmental impact. However, over the past few decades, Spain has experienced an important urban and suburban sprawl process ( Dura-Guimera, 2003 ), characterized by a

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Lawn and landscape irrigation uses a substantial portion of urban water in the United States, particularly in arid and semiarid regions during the summer ( Yue et al. 2022 ), and the irrigation demand is increasing as a result of urban expansion

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have a detrimental effect on lung function of asthmatics ( Devlin et al., 1996 ). Finally, research has suggested that long-term exposure to urban air pollution is related to prevalence of asthma and allergies, primarily those pollutants emitted by

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pollinators in rural and urban landscapes in North Dakota, assess the potential of these 27 perennial flowering taxa to attract other beneficial insects as well as insect pests, and determine which native and non-native bee species are visiting these 27 taxa

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