Green development

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Green development is a land use planning concept that includes consideration of community-wide or regional environmental implications of development, as well as site-specific green building concepts. This includes city planning, environmental planning, architecture, landscape architecture and community building.

Green development strategies have been derived from the all-inclusive tome released by The Rocky Mountain Institute, entitled Green Development: Integrating Ecology and Real Estate.[1]

Natural burial[edit]

Natural burial uses modern cemetery development as a vehicle for environmental restoration and landscape conservation. In the United States, The Green Burial Council has developed a comprehensive development guidelines while The Natural Burial Co-operative promotes and supports the development of Natural Burial in Canada.

The leading advocates of Natural Burial in North America include, Dr. Billy Campbell, Mike Salisbury, Joe Sehee, and Mary Woodsen.

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  1. ^ Rocky Mountain Institute, Alex Wilson, et al. Green Development: Integrating Ecology and Real Estate. Wiley, 1998. ISBN 978-0-471-18878-0.

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