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Exploding Urbanization: A Threat or an Opportunity?
Published Sustainable Cities Collective  7/29/2014
The rush of humanity to live in cities need not portend a catastrophe. Initiatives such as the Sustainable Social Housing Initiative and Cities Action for Sustainable Housing exist to help cities in developing countries expand more sustainably and not repeat the mistakes of cities in developed
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Ecological Landscape Design for Urban Biodiversity, Ecological Education and Nature Restoration in Kyushu, Japan
Published Sustainable Cities Collective  7/28/2014
We have been designing school gardens, river banks, urban forests and city parks over the last 12 years. The aim of these projects is to create areas for children’s play, ecological education, and biodiversity preservation that can simultaneously form part of an ecological network in an urban area.
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Beach Pollution a Major Threat to Fisheries, Economy, and Tourism in Fortaleza, Brazil
Published Sustainable Cities Collective  7/28/2014
The mission: picking up trash on a stretch of the Praia do Futuro (Beach of the Future in Fortaleza, Brazil). Sponsored by the Cleaning the World Organization, volunteers gathered together with gloves to protect their hands, clipboards to record their progress, and bags to be filled.read more
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To Measure Summer Smog, Plant an Ozone Garden
Published Sustainable Cities Collective  7/27/2014
Community Radio of Northern California asks: “What if you could look at the plants in your garden in order to learn if the air around you is clean or dirty?” Turns out the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, enables us to do just that with their new ozone garden.read more
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Adaptive Reuse of Former Breweries Brings Charm Back to Baltimore Neighborhoods
Published Sustainable Cities Collective  7/27/2014
It’s hard to pass through Baltimore, Maryland without seeing a mural, billboard, or the giant winking head that symbolizes the once prominent brewing industry of the city’s history. Two of the largest breweries in the U.S. have remained beloved brands of the city even after closing their doors.read
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A Water Wheel In Baltimore Keeps The Harbor Moving
Published Sustainable Cities Collective  7/25/2014
Do you remember the commercial of the crying Native American, paddling his canoe through a polluted river? It’s no secret that garbage in our waterways has been an issue in U.S. cities for decades. Trash has an impact on the visual landscape and creates an environmental hazard to our ecosystems.read
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How Should Cities Measure Their Greenhouse Gas Emissions?
Published Sustainable Cities Collective  7/24/2014
The World Resources Institute, C40 Cities and the ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, have published their second version of the Global Protocol for Community-scale Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GPC) and are seeking feedback from city officials and climate experts in all related fields.read
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Congestion Pricing can make Beijing a more Equitable City
Published Sustainable Cities Collective  7/23/2014
China’s capital city of Beijing is already home to 5.4 million cars, the most of any Chinese city. The country’s rising wealth means that this is a trend unlikely to stop. This rapid motorization has led to many city government “quick fixes” aimed at easing congestion problems in the short-term.read
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Obstacles Ahead for São Paulos Master Plan
Published Sustainable Cities Collective  7/22/2014
The Master Plan of the city of São Paulo is a set of guidelines, backed by the power of local law, whose purpose is to guide urban growth through the next sixteen years. The new plan was approved this week after nine months of discussions among councilors to arrive at the final version.read more
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Neal Gorenflo on the Sharing Cities Network [WEBCAST]
Published Sustainable Cities Collective  7/21/2014
In this video webcast David Thorpe talks to Neal Gorenflo, co-founder of shareable.net, a nonprofit with a mission to empower everyone to share for a more joyous, resilient, and equitable world. Its Sharing Cities Network connects local sharing grassroots activists around the world.read more
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