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AGMA 2011. Green Infrastructure Framework, Manchester, England, U.K., Association of Greater Manchester Authorities.

ARUP 2011. Sedgemoor Green Infrastructure Strategy, Sedgemoor, England, U.K., Sedgemoor District Council.

ASHLEY, R., NOWELL, R., GERSONIUS, B. & WALKER, L. 2011. Surface water management and urban green infrastructure in the UK: A review of benefits and UK and international practices, Buckinghamshire, England, U.K., Foundation for Water Research.

BROWN AND CALDWELL, HNTB & TETRA TECH INC 2011. Determining the Potential of Green Infrastructure to Reduce Overflows in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisonsin, U.S.A., Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.

BIRD, W. 2004. Natural fit. Can green space and biodiversity increase levels of physical activity?, Bedfordshire, England, U.K., Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

BUTLER, R. 2012. Park Atlantic Urban Parks and Green Areas Action Plan, Limerick, Ireland, Mid-West Regional Authority & European Regional Development Fund.

CA 2006. Countryside in and around towns: the green infrastructure of Yorkshire and the Humber, Leeds, England, U.K., The Countryside Agency.

CABE 2009. Grey to Green: how we shift funding and skills to green our cities, London, England, U.K., CABE.

CF 2007. Cecil County, Maryland: Green Infrastructure Plan, Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A., The Conservation Fund.

CGIF 2011. Cambridgeshire Green Infrastructure Strategy, Peterborough, England, U.K., Cambridgeshire Green Infrastructure Forum & LDA Design Consulting LLP.

CHAU, H.-F. 2009. Green Infrastructure for Los Angeles: addressing urban runoff and water supply through low impact development, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., City of Los Angeles Stormwater Program.

CIWEM, 2010. Multi-Functional Urban green Infrastructure, London, England, U.K., The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM).

CILT 2009. Greening the Crossroads: a green infrastructure plan for Central Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A., Central Indiana Land Trust.

CNT 2010. The Value of Green Infrastructure: a guide to recognizing its economic, environmental and social Benefits, Chicago, Illinois, Center for Neighborhood Technology and American Rivers.

COC 2008. Adding Green to Urban Design: a city for us and future generations, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., City of Chicago.

DAVIES, C., MACFARLANE, R. & ROE, M. H. 2006. Green Infrastructure Planning Guide, 2 Volumes: Final Report and GI Planning Newcastle, England, U.K., University of Northumbria, North East Community Forests, University of Newcastle, Countryside Agency, English Nature, Forestry Commission, Groundwork Trusts

EC 2007. Towards a Green Infrastructure for Europe: Natura 2000 preparatory actions, Lot 3: developing new concepts for integration of Nature 2000 network into a broader countryside. EC Study ENV.B.2/SER/2007/0076. Brussels, Belgium European Commission.

EC 2012. The Multifunctionality of Green Infrastructure, Brussels, Belgium, European Commission.

ECOTEC 2008. The economic benefits of Green Infrastructure: the public and business case for investing in Green Infrastructure and a review of the underpinning evidence, Birmingham, England, U.K., Ecotec.

EEA 2011. Technical Report No.18/2011: Green infrastructure and territorial cohesion: The concept of green infrastructure and its integration into policies using monitoring systems, Luxembourg, Belgium, Publications Office of the European Union.

ENTRIX 2010. Portland's Green Infrastructure: Quantifying the Health, Energy, and Community Livability Benefits Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services.

EPA 2010. Green Infrastructure Case Studies: Municipal Policies for Managing Stormwater with Green Infrastructure, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., EPA (USA).

ERVIN, J., K. J. MULONGOY, K. LAWRENCE, E. GAME, D. SHEPPARD, P. BRIDGEWATER, G. BENNETT, S.B. GIDDA & P. BOS 2010. Making Protected Areas Relevant: A guide to integrating protected areas into wider landscapes, seascapes and sectoral plans and strategies, Montreal, Canada, Convention on Biological Diversity, 94pp.

GLA 2008. Supplementary Planning Guidance, East London Green Grid Framework: London Plan (Consolidated with Alterations since 2004), London, England, U.K., Greater London Authority.

GOODE, D. 2006. Green Infrastructure: report to the royal commission on environmental pollution. London, England, U.K.: The Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution.

HASSE, D. 2010. Multicriteria assessment of green infrastructure and green space patterns in shrinking cities - a challenge for planning and design of an urban ecological network. Proceeding of the 2nd International Conference of Urban Biodiversity and Design. Nagoya, Japan: URBIO 2010.

HERZOG, C. 2010. Planning and design of a green infrastructure as a defensive strategy to protect biodiversity and minimize climatic changes on a coastal urban environment in Southern Brazil. Proceeding of the 2nd International Conference of Urban Biodiversity and Design. Nagoya, Japan: URBIO 2010.

IEEP 2011. Green Infrastructure Implementation and Efficiency, London, England, U.K., Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP).

IGNATIEVA, M. 2010. Planning and design of ecological networks in urban areas. Proceeding of the 2nd International Conference of Urban Biodiversity and Design. Nagoya, Japan: URBIO 2010.

KARHU, J. 2011. Green Infrastructure Implementation: Proceedings of the European Commission Conference, 19 November 2010, Brussels, Belgium, European Commission.

KAZMIERCZAK, A., CARTER, J., CAVAN, G. & HANDLEY, J. 2010. Green infrastructure - contribution to adaptation to climate change in Greater Manchester. Proceeding of the 2nd International Conference of Urban Biodiversity and Design. Nagoya, Japan: URBIO 2010.

LCRP 2010. Green Infrastructure Strategy for the Leeds City Region Leeds, England, U.K., Leeds City Region Partnership & LDA Design.

LI 2009a. Local Green Infrastructure: helping communities to make the most of their landscape, London, England, U.K., The Landscape Institute.

LI 2009b. Position Statement: Green Infrastructure: connected and multifunctional landscapes, London, England, U.K., The Landscape Institute.

LPI 2012. Drivers of Economic Performance in Michigan: natural features, green infrastructure and social/cultural amenities, The Land Policy Institute, Michigan State University

LUC 2011. Welwyn Hatfiled Borough Green Infrastructure Plan - Final Report, Welwyn Hatfiled Borough, England, U.K., Welwyn Hatfiled Borough Council & Land Use Consultants (LUC).

LUCIUS, I., DAN, R. & CARATAS, D. 2011. Green Infrastructure - Sustainable Investments for the Benefit of Both People and Nature, Giurgiu, Romania, Surf Nature and Giurgiu County Council.

MEEDDM 2010. The Green and Blue Infrastructure in Mainland France, La Défense, Paris, France, Ministère de l’Écologie, de l’Énergie, du Développement Durable et de la Mer [MEEDDM] (France).

MELL, I. C. 2010. Green infrastructure: concepts, perceptions and its use in spatial planning. Unpublished PhD thesis, Newcastle University.

NE 2009. Green Infrastructure Guidance, Sheffield, England, U.K., Natural England.

NE 2010. ‘Nature Nearby’: Accessible Natural Greenspace Guidance, Sheffield, England, U.K., Natural England.

NAUMANN, S., DAVIS, M., KAPHENGST, T., PIETERSE, M. & RAYMENT, M. 2011. Design, implementation and cost elements of Green Infrastructure projects. Final report to the European Commission, DG Environment Contract no. 070307/2010/577182/ETU/F.1, London, England, U.K., Ecologic Institute and GHK Consulting.

NWCCP 2011. Green Infrastructure to Combat Climate Change: A framework for action in Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, and Merseyside, Salford, England, U.K., Northwest Climate Change Partnership.

NYC 2010. NYC Green Infrastructure Plan: a sustainable strategy for clean waterways, New York City, New York, U.S.A., NYC Environmental Protection.

NYC 2011. plaNYC - a green, greater New York, New York City, New York, U.S.A., The City of New York.

OECD 2012. Compact City Policies: a comparative assessment, Paris, France, OECD Publishing.

PANKHURST, H. J. 2010. Green Infrastructure: Mainstreaming the Concept. Understanding and applying the principles of Green Infrastructure in South Worcestershire, Sheffield, England, U.K., Natural England Commissioned Reports, Number 079.

PCC 2010. Plymouth's Green Infrastructure Delivery Plan: positive planning for the natural environment, Plymouth, England, U.K., Plymouth City Council.

RICS 2011. Green Infrastructure Information Paper, London, England, U.K., Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

SG 2011. Green Infrastructure: design and placemaking, Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K., Scottish Government.

SILVA, J. P., TOLAND, J., JONES, W., ELDRIDGE, J., HUDSON, T., O’HARA, E. & THÉVIGNOT, C. 2010. LIFE: Building up Europe’s Green Infrastructure: addressing connectivity and enhancing ecosystem functions, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, European Union.

TCPA 2004. Biodiversity by Design: a guide for sustainable communities, London, England, U.K., Town and Country Planning Association.

TCPA 2011. The GRaBS Project Issue: green and blue space adaptation for urban areas and eco towns. The Journal of the Town and Country Planning Association, 80.

TCPA & WT 2012. Planning for a Healthy Environment – good practice guidance for green infrastructure and biodiversity, London, England, U.K., Town & Country Planning Association & The Wildlife Trusts.

TEP 2011. Green Infrastructure Framework for North East Wales, Cheshire and Wirral, Warrington, England, U.K., TEP.

WWT & RSPB 2012. SuDs – Maximising the Potential for Wildlife and People: A Guide for SABs, Developers and Local Authorities, Slimbridge, England, U.K., Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust & RSPB.


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