March 24, 2017 11:41 AMCategory: Nutrition, Physical Activity

Climate Change – The Impact on Life As We Know It

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Think climate change is just about the changes in the weather? Think again. Climate change is already changing the world we live in, though we can’t always see it. Climate is defined as the weather in a particular area measured over a period of time. But it isn’t just about weather. Climate change impacts the […]

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September 3, 2015 8:13 PMCategory: Nutrition, Physical Activity

Demonstrating the Value of Sustainable Landscapes

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Reposted from the APA Sustaining Places Blog, originally written by Heather Whitlow of the Landscape Architecture Foundation. Note: To learn more about the Landscape Performance Series, join the Landscape Architecture Foundation and the American Planning Association’s Plan4Health community for a webinar and discussion on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 12 noon-1 p.m. ET. Register here! A Resource for Measuring […]

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August 4, 2015 6:40 PMCategory: Nutrition, Physical Activity

Healthy Happenings

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These posts are intended to share news related to public health and planning — and showcase collaborative projects happening across the nation. Many of these projects are looking at designing healthy places, which include active modes of transportation and increasing access to healthy foods. Stay tuned for more updates about the movement to build healthy, vibrant places […]

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