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Eco Business
10/21/2018

Known as the "father of environmental justice," American professor of urban planning and environmental policy Robert Bullard explains why talking about environmental injustice and climate change as two different challenges is a problem.
Star
10/21/2018

Small towns deal with big-city issues in Ontario’s municipal elections
Wendy Landry, mayor of the small northern Ontario community of Shuniah, east of Thunder Bay, is worried about affordable housing, accessible public transit and infrastructure. Her checklist of issues reads like a snapshot of big-city newspaper headl
United Kingdom
10/21/2018

Press release: UK Government unveils extensive measures to clamp down on global corruption, giving criminals “nowhere to hide”
IPS News
10/21/2018

The Right to Choose
Manes Feston, flanked by her children, holds her four-month-old son Fedson. He was one of triplets but his siblings died because of a lack of welfare support. High fertility rates can be seen in much of Africa with four or more births per woman. Gen
Mining.com
10/21/2018

Angola’s head of presidential security, Minister Pedro Sebastiao, said this weekend that some 380,000 illegal migrants, mostly from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, have left his country in the past month due to the massive, government
Topix.net
10/21/2018

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is one step closer to becoming a reality after the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality announced a key approval of the pipeline's erosion and sediment control plans. People from Nelson County and across the c

Design with Nurture / ASLA 2018 Annual Meeting The demographics of landscape architecture have changed dramatically in recent decades as an increasing number of women have entered the field. At the ASLA 2018 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Landscape
KQED
10/21/2018

Point Lobos, ‘Crown Jewel’ of State Parks, To Require Reservations
Point Lobos is preparing to be the first day-use California State Park to roll out a reservation system. Known for its picturesque hiking trails that hug the coastline, Point Lobos has long been called the “crown jewel” of the park syste

Reno, Nev. • They were the toast of Reno in the 1950s, when the growing casino industry sparked a boom that for a time turned northern Nevada into the West’s top gambling destination.Dozens of downtown motor lodges provided spare but comfortable ret

‘My own desert dialect’ — 3 Utah women write about wilderness and nature
Edward Abbey roamed what is today Arches National Park as a seasonal ranger in the 1950s, treasuring the isolation and the harsh but fragile landscape that surrounded him. His observations and experiences became “Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wi

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