Study: Green roofs can serve as a biodiversity hub

03/14/2013 | Atlantic Cities, The

Green roofs can host a variety of fungi and contribute to biodiversity in urban areas, according to a study done by researchers from Barnard College, Columbia University, Fordham University and the University of Colorado. The study looked at the soil on 10 green roofs in New York and found an average of 109 fungi species per roof. This can "play a key role in a roof garden's health and longevity," according to this article.

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