Eating on a Green Roof: New York's Buildings Provide Food, Habitat for Wildlife0

Rachel Nuwer | Fri Jun 15 2012

New York’s green roofs do more than add a splash of green to the urban habitat. They also provide a crucial stopping ground and habitat for birds flying through. Researcher Dustin Partridge tracks the insect life on roofs throughout New York to see if the roofs are providing food sources for the birds.

Reporter Rachel Nuwer visited Partridge on one of his green roofs recently.