Urban Ecosystems


Protecting endangered animals or plants, and food crops can reduce disease in all living things including people. Losing biodiversity of species can result in a loss of jobs, food, medicines and industries that support life


You can benefit from being in a green building because it can improve your: access to views which improves your productivity by up to 23%, indoor air quality which reduced communicable respiratory diseases by 9-20% and allergies and asthma by 18-25%, and commute because it gets credits if it's close to public transit and restaurants.