How Living Infrastructure Will Save Our Cities

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Super-typhoon Haiyan, the single most powerful storm ever recorded, is an unsettling harbinger of troubles to come.

Weather systems across the globe have gained intensity and force over the past few years due to our rapidly warming planet. New defenses are needed to protect our metropolitan centers, most of which are located within a stone’s throw of the ocean. The solution: fight nature with nature.

Supplementing civil engineering projects with ecological defenses is only part of the overall solution to dealing with our rapidly changing environment. Early warning systems, effective evacuation strategies, education, and better building codes must be integrated into the larger scheme of of sustainable city development and planning if we plan on living anywhere near our growing oceans…

ELISA TANGKEARUNG‘s insight:

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