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10th Oct 2012
The Caribbean and tropical regions are especially suited for the application of vegetated "Green Roofs" due their inherent resistance to high winds, seismic disturbance, and intense solar radiation. In fact, a green roof functions as a passive cooling system for the whole building because of the evaporation, transporation, and self-shading aspects of the vegetation.
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10th Sep 2012
To fence or not to fence is a question whose answer is dictated by several criteria, including the tethering laws of the particular island nation in which you own property. The BVI for example, legislates in favour of the owner of the goat or cow that has invaded your beautiful garden and is at present eating the new shoots on your prize hibiscus. So, you cannot complain to the owner and you had better make sure that the animal is not damaged by your garden, or you may be sued!
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