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Summer Gardening in Urban Settings in Canada: Lessons Learned & Sharing Experiences

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S Samarasinghe

38, Leeds Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, LK
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In light of the fact that urban areas are, in general, responsible for about 75 percent of global energy consumption and 80 percent of global emissions, and as cities continue to grow that they will have a crucial impact on global climate change mitigation efforts, this article shares the lessons learned and experience gained though Summer Gardening in an urban setting in Winnipeg in Manitoba, Canada in 2013 on a number of key aspects, including household food and water security, climate change, carbon footprint, ecosystem management and indigenous knowledge etc.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/jepsl.v3i2.7847

Journal of Environmental Professionals Sri Lanka: 2014 Vol. 3 No. 2: 60-71

DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/jepsl.v3i2.7847
How to Cite: Samarasinghe, S., (2014). Summer Gardening in Urban Settings in Canada: Lessons Learned & Sharing Experiences. Journal of Environmental Professionals Sri Lanka. 3(2), pp.60–71. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/jepsl.v3i2.7847
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Published on 24 Dec 2014.
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