Land use
Land use is the human use of land. Land use involves the management and modification of natural environment or wilderness into built environment such as settlements and semi-natural habitats such as a...
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The World's First Underground Park Is Coming To New York City, And It Looks Awesome
The Lowline Project is one of the city's most ambitious to date, and it could transform how people think of urban environments.
The History of Urbanization, 3700 BC - 2000 AD
This map visualizes the history of urban settlements over 6000 years.
In Fight For Its Life, Buffalo Impales Attacking Lion During Gruelling 90 Minute Battle-Graphic Images
During the brawl, the buffalo scores a small victory -- as one of the larger lions attempts to make a swipe at its face, the buffalo impales the lion's shoulder with its horn and proceeds to swing him...
The Hudson Yards Public Square - New York's "Other" Elevated Park
New York’s newest elevated park, designed by the award winning firm Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, will be unlike any other park in the city. With jet engines, super chilled roots, smart soil...
Land management
Land management is the process of managing the use and development (in both urban and rural settings) of land resources. Land resources are used for a variety of purposes which may include organic agr...
Land use in Oregon
Land use in Oregon concerns the evolving set of laws affecting land ownership and its restrictions in the U.S. state of Oregon.
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Park
A park is an area of open space provided for recreational use. It can be in its natural or semi-natural state, or planted, and is set aside for human enjoyment or for the protection of wildlife or nat...
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Resource extraction
Natural resources occur naturally within environments that exist relatively undisturbed by humanity, in a natural form. A natural resource is often characterized by amounts of biodiversity and ge...
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Zoning
Zoning describes the control by authority of the use of land, and of the buildings thereon. Areas of land are divided by appropriate authorities into zones within which various uses are permitted.Thus...
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General plan
A general plan is the policy of acceptable land uses in each jurisdiction. Each city and county adopts and updates their General Plan to guide the growth and land development of their community, for ...
Shirley Heinze Land Trust
The Shirley Heinze Land Trust, originally known as the Shirley Heinze Environmental Fund, is a land trust dedicated to the preservation of natural areas in Northwest Indiana. The Trust manages more ...
In Fight For Its Life, Buffalo Impales Attacking Lion During Gruelling 90 Minute Battle-Graphic Images
During the brawl, the buffalo scores a small victory -- as one of the larger lions attempts to make a swipe at its face, the buffalo impales the lion's shoulder with its horn and proceeds to swing him...
List of privately owned public spaces in New York City
Privately owned public spaces (POPS) in New York City were introduced in a 1961 zoning resolution. The city offers zoning concessions to commercial and residential developers in exchange for a variet...
Evaporation pond
Evaporation ponds are artificial ponds with very large surface areas that are designed to efficiently evaporate water by sunlight and exposure to the ambient temperatures.
Evaporation ponds have s...
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Israel Land Authority
Israel Land Authority Hebrew: רשות מקרקעי ישראל‎ Arabic: إسرائيل سلطة الأراضي‎ ("Raeshoot Mekarka'ei Yisrael") is a governmental body created as a part of a reform of the Israel La...
Chamberlain–Ferris Act
The Chamberlain–Ferris Act (39 Stat. 218) of June 9, 1916 was an Act of the United States Congress that ruled that 2,800,000 acres (11,000 km) of the original 4,000,000 acres (16,000 km) gra...
Montgomery County, Maryland Agricultural Reserve
The Agricultural Reserve is a designated land use zone in Montgomery County, Maryland. The 93,000 acres (380 km) zone was created in 1980 by the Montgomery County Council to preserve farm land an...
Privately owned public space
A privately owned public space (POPS) is a physical space that, although privately owned, is legally open to the public under a city’s zoning ordinance or other land-use law. These spaces are usually ...
Global Witness
Global Witness is an international NGO established in 1993 that works to break the links between natural resource exploitation, conflict, poverty, corruption, and human rights abuses worldwide. The or...
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Heritage Council (Ireland)
The Heritage Council (Irish: An Comhairle Oidhreachta) is an organisation created by the Irish government to "engage, educate and advocate to develop a wider understanding of the vital contributio...
Campino
A campino ([kɐ̃ˈpinu]) is a cattle herder in the Portuguese region of Ribatejo.Campinos work on horse-back, using a long pole (a pampilho or lance) to manage and direct the herd.Campinos are also know...
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Drover (Australian)
A drover in Australia is a person, typically an experienced stockman, who moves livestock, usually sheep,cattle, and horses "on the hoof" over long distances. Reasons for droving may include: deliver...
Drover (Australian) - Wikipedia
Special-use permit
A special use permit is a US term, which allows a specific exception to the zoning regulations from a list of acceptable exceptions for a particular parcel of land in a district of a particular zoning...
Geer v. Connecticut
Geer v. Connecticut, 161 U.S. 519 (1896), was a United States Supreme Court decision, which dealt with the transportation of wild fowl over state lines. Geer held that the states owned the wild animal...
Mixed-use development
Mixed-use development is—in a broad sense—any urban, suburban or village development, or even a single building, that blends a combination of residential, commercial, cultural, institutional, or indus...
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