The Environment Benefits of Landscapes

Landscape for Life website states that – “every year healthy landscapes provide $33 trillion worth of natural services, including natural water storage and flood control-nearly twice the global gross national product of $18 trillion”.

Landscape for Life,, is an organization based on the principles of the Sustainable Sites Initiative, the first rating system for landscapes in the same manner as LEED. (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).

One example – Plants and organisms in the soil remove and break down pollutants including those that trigger asthma and other illnesses.

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