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London to be
 world's first national park city? Replanting 70,000 acres of Amazon deforestation by 2023, and consuming oilsand tailings with fungus infused dandelions

We are entering the era of restoration and regeneration! For its size, London is one of the world's greenest cities and there is a campaign to declare it

the world's first national park city; in partnership with the Brazilian government, the World Bank and several other environmental groups, Conservation International plans to cover 70,000 acres of previously deforested areas in the Amazon rainforest basin with native trees by 2023; and a fungus infused dandelion has been shown to be able to consume oilsands tailings.

These stories and more in today's Solutions Digest:

• How, for its size, London is one of the world's greenest cities and there is a campaign to declare it the world's first national park city. Read more here

• How, in partnership with the Brazilian government, the World Bank and several other environmental groups, Conservation International plans to cover 70,000 acres of previously deforested areas in the Amazon rainforest basin with native trees by 2023. Read more here

• How a fungus infused dandelion has been shown to be able to consume oilsands tailings. Read more here

• How one of Australia's rarest freshwater fish has been saved from the brink of extinction. Read more here

• How farmers are reviving a convict craft to restore historic hawthorn hedges. Read more here

• How The Big Fix will be marching in the Rhododendron Festival Parade wtih Boomerang Bags Blackheath today. They are launching Boomerang Bags in Blackheath on Monday 6 November after sewing 500 bags. Read more here

• How an engineer is establishing WA's first plastic recycling plant. Read more here

  

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