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At the Office: Green Plants and Open Windows

Article: At the Office: Green Plants and Open Windows

SAN MARCOS, Texas, May 19, 2008 (ENS) – For happier employees, grow plants at the office. Studies on job satisfaction show that workers who spend longer hours under artificial light in windowless offices report reduced job satisfaction and increased stress levels. One such study was published in the February 2008 issue of “HortScience” magazine, a…

Weekly Theme on THE GREEN: CITIES #1

Article: Weekly Theme on THE GREEN: CITIES #1

Modern day life seems to revolve around cities. The vast majority of Americans live in cities. Do we enjoy piling up on top of each other in tiny apartments, almost like a hive of insects? Even though the answer is probably no, cities still resemble “concrete jungles”, a phrase coined in the famous Guns &…