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URBAN HORTICULTURE INNER LIVING CITY, INTERACTIONS AND TRADE-OFFS

Published in AgroLife Scientific Journal, Volume 10, Number 1
Written by Cristina Electra MÂCNEA, Adrian ASĂNICĂ, Claudia FABIAN, Adrian PETICILĂ, Julia Nerantzia TZORTZI

Life in a city with its own advantages and disadvantages it is an object of research and open discussions, multilayered and with many facades to approach. Human nature, which creates its material and mental needs, is considered the biggest cause of urban degradation. Intense industrial growth, rapid population growth, chaotic urban planning, reckless and exhaustive use of natural resources and environmental degradation are some of the causes of the global economic, climate and health crisis. Recognizing the special living conditions in the city, which have changed the balance of nature to a worrying level, such as poverty, lack of free public spaces, deteriorating quality of food and life, climate change, etc. it was considered necessary to research questionable conditions that require an answer, in order to highlight alternative solutions. Through approaches, therefore, an attempt is made to recover the human-nature relationship. An important alternative to this can be considered the institution of urban agriculture, as a military one with the aim of partially reversing the problems of the city and its consequences. Through the approaches, an attempt is made to recover the human-nature relationship. An important, alternative solution for this, can be considered the urban horticulture institution, as a strategy aiming the partial reverse of the city's problems and their consequences.

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