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Revitalizing Earth and Soul: The Restorative Labor of Storm Cunningham

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There is a coordinated effort in some localities across the world, and in the United States (e.g., Center For Ecology Based Economics) to foster more green development, while also working towards more enmeshed urban and suburban businesses. The keyword to this movement is localization.

For example, in Australia, one method being developed is urban forestry.

The benefits of this type of forestry are (http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-06-25/urban-forests-guide-launched-in-melbourne/6572200):

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It is integrative, incorporating different elements of urban green structures into a whole 'urban forest'.

It is strategic, aimed at developing longer-term policies and plans for urban tree resources, connecting to different sectors, agendas and programs.

It is aimed at delivering multiple benefits, stressing the economic, environmental and social-cultural goods and services urban forests can provide.

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It is multidisciplinary, involving experts from natural as well as social sciences.

It is participatory, targeted at developing partnerships between all stakeholders.

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