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As the world continues to urbanize, we're investigating and analyzing how communities of all sizes can be vibrant, just and sustainable communities for the health of residents and our planet.

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air quality app influences behavior by linking environment to health

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Air quality app influences behavior by linking environment to health

Nicki Aviel

Air quality mobile applications could mitigate these health risks by educating people and promoting preventive behavioral changes, a UCLA study found. “I think information can be very powerful to change your behavior,” said the study’s lead author, Magali Delmas, a professor of management at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and the Anderson…

not just homeowners — businesses need sustainable landscaping too

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Not just homeowners — businesses need sustainable landscaping too

Nicki Aviel

California is coming off the heels of an exceptionally wet February which saw multiple atmospheric rivers drench the state. But this a land of extremes, and while the state is flush with water now, we’re coming off a historic drought and another is all but inevitable. Responding to the drought in April 2015, Governor Jerry…

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