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Green Diplomacy on Two Wheels – The U.S. Mission’s Electric Bikes

November 2, 2011
Green Diplomacy on Two Wheels – The U.S. Mission’s Electric Bikes

On October 27th, the U.S. Mission’s Green team gathered for a demonstration of the Mission’s electric bicycles (or “e-bikes”). The e-bikes are available for travel by Mission employees to meetings and conferences around Geneva and are part of the Mission’s ongoing commitment to reducing its carbon footprint. The group discussed important features of the...
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US Mission Geneva “Goes Native” With Planting of Geneva Prairie Grasses

April 20, 2011
US Mission Geneva “Goes Native” With Planting of Geneva Prairie Grasses

On April 20, 2011, the United States Mission to the United Nations in Geneva will celebrate its signature of Geneva’s Garden Charter (Charte des Jardins) with a seed sowing ceremony beginning the conversion of the lawns surrounding our building to meadows of flowering prairie...
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Landscape Architecture Students Help Green the Grounds of the United States Mission to the United Nations in Geneva

August 5, 2010
Landscape Architecture Students Help Green the Grounds of the United States Mission to the United Nations in Geneva

Nine U.S. landscape architecture students will spend the first two weeks of August studying the grounds surrounding the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Geneva and drafting a sustainable landscape design that can be phased in over five years. The students will work...
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Dig It! Turning the U.S. Mission in Geneva Green – Podcast

August 13, 2010
Dig It! Turning the U.S. Mission in Geneva Green – Podcast

Podcast from Hester MacDonald's "Dig It" Show on World Radio Switzerland. The U.S. State Department has chosen the U.S. Mission in Geneva as its flagship post for energy...
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Night of the Bat

August 12, 2010
Night of the Bat

Green Landscape Journal: The bat had come in through the 3rd floor window, probably attracted by bugs flying toward our lamps and computer screens. Everyone in the house...
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A Home for the Hedgehogs

August 12, 2010
A Home for the Hedgehogs

Green Landscape Journal: A couple of days ago we, the Greening Geneva interns, had the pleasure of meeting Bertrand Von Arx, the Geneva Regional curator of nature and landscape....
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Chambesy and the Chateau de Penthes

August 10, 2010
Chambesy and the Chateau de Penthes

Green Landscape Journal: Amazing field trips and long design charrettes have left little time for exploring Geneva, but it turns out that Chambesy, the little neighborhood we currently call...
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