Summer officially starts today and it’s getting hotter. There’s something called the heat island effect that is a threat to our fellow citizen’s health - particularly in some sections of Philadelphia. This is an issue we’ll be exploring as the summer heats up. We’ll be starting today with Linda’s and my interview with Helena van Vliet and Sadie Francis from a new organization called BioPhilly. This group is dedicated the idea that nature helps us humans in many important ways - including possibly to help deal with heat islands.
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