How can Kenya achieve a sustainable urban future?

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Cities in Africa are growing at unprecedented speeds. In Kenya, about 12 million of the country’s over 40 million people live in urban areas today. However, Kenya Urbanization Review” projects ...

Vieques: A Caribbean island with beaches and eco-hotels galore

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Right off the bat, Vieques surprised me in the best possible way. Just minutes after exiting the ferry from Puerto Rico, I saw my first wild horse. I admit with ...

The Kenyan comeback of the Black Rhino

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When it comes to rhinos - and elephants – it’s usually bad news. Rampant poaching across Africa and Asia has wiped out national populations, driven several subspecies to extinction and ...

Capitalizing on the Sustainable Benefits of the IoT: New White Paper from HPE and Globescan

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Could the Internet of Things (IoT) hold the key to solving the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges? Do IoT learnings from business apply to community issues? Can IoT ...

D-FW home prices raise red flag with analysts

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Get Unlimited Digital Access Your first month is less than a dollar. $0.99 for first 4 weeks Subscribe Now Home prices in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are overheated and are ...

Familiar layout gets the modern treatment in this bright tiny house (Video)

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Though many tiny homes typically have a rustic feel to them, we've admittedly got a soft spot for those with a modern aesthetic. This stylish specimen comes from Australia's Designer ...

5 Green Business Ideas for Profit and the Common Good

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Starting a conventional business today is pretty tough – on the one hand, competition is exorbitant, on the other hand, more and more people are sick of being mere consumers.

This area in Detroit is now America’s first 100% organic, self-sustainable neighborhood

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This article is shared with permission from our friends at The Food Revolution Network. Could fresh, healthy, affordable food be the future of urban neighborhood development? In Detroit, Michigan, “the ...

India Is Set for Solar Success in 2017

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2017 looks like it might be the best year ever for solar adoption. Initiatives are set to pick up speed around the world, including in China. Of all the nations ...

Precision Medicine and the Pursuit and Promise of a Sustainable Healthcare Ecosystem

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by Gregg A. Masters, MPH and Douglas Goldstein The unsustainable trajectory of the U.S. healthcare spend, including decades of variably labeled and marginally effective government and private sector efforts to ...

How to design a SAFER home

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How do you design a home where you can age gracefully? In previous posts I've suggested that our first priority should be to put it in a walkable community because ...

UK energy storage startup takes on Tesla Powerwall 2 in home battery market

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Tesla, Inc.’s CEO Elon Musk has made his company’s mission to help the world to transition away from reliance on fossil fuels and toward the embrace of sustainable energy sources.

Watch Eco Eye Season 15, Episode 8 online

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Watch this content on our free iOS app. Watch this content on our free Android app. Season 15, Episode 8 Season 15, Episode 7 Season 15, Episode 6 Season 15,

Rural communities: A hotspot for sustainable development

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Return to Our Perspectives home page 15 Feb 2017 by Jamison Ervin, Manager of the Global Programme on Nature for Development, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, UNDP The Equator ...

Liquid hydrogen may be way forward for sustainable air travel

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Transport makes up around 20 percent of our energy use around the world--and that figure is set to grow, according to the International Energy Agency. With sustainable solutions in mind,

Biosimilars create opportunities for sustainable cancer care

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22 February 2017•Author(s): Professor Josep Tabernero, Chair of the ESMO Cancer Medicines Working Group Biosimilars are set to usher in a new era of cancer care. When manufactured and used ...

Houston Urban Ag Organization Helps Make Living Wage a Reality for Refugee Farmers

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October 5, 2016 | Jocelyn Kerr Teresa O’Donnell built her 2015 TEDx talk around a simple question, “Can an urban farmer earn a living wage?” O’Donnell is executive director of ...

21 Eco-Friendly and Romantic Ways to Spend Valentine's Day

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Eco Friendly Valentine SEco Valentine S3 PerfectPerfect PlacesTime MopingFriendly Valentine'SRomantic DinnersA RomanticFirst DatesEco-Valentine's Day Tip: Cook a Romantic Dinner Wire ValentinesValentine BbqCountry ValentineValentines Gifts For HerHearts ValentinesValentines CraftsHappy Valentine SCelebrate ...

Sustainable Development Through Bitcoin

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to speak at Consensus 2015 Register Now Opinion A. Hannan Ismail is senior adviser for south-south and triangular cooperation at the United Nations. He has spent 25 years in government ...

Why businesses should think small on sustainable cities

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 2:30amAs the Chief Purpose Officer of a 223,000-person company, Shannon Schuyler knows that it can be tempting to go big on a new social responsibility ...


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Our goal is to build community level resilience to current environmental and economic challenges by empowering Nicaraguans and travelers with hands-on experience, through a sustainable agriculture model and cooking experiences ...

IoT and smart cities: meeting sustainable development goals

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Many cities around the world are already overcrowded, leading to transport and traffic congestion, and a strain on resources such as water, energy, and safe housing. This is a key ...

City streets become a living lab that could transform your daily travel

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Integrated transport has long been the holy grail of transport engineering. Now, a project set up north of Melbourne’s CBD aims to make it a reality. Led by the School ...

8 Eco-Friendly Home Upgrades to Make This Year

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Green is in! Environmentally conscious buildings reduce the carbon footprint and lower greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming. Not only that, but they also focus on reducing energy ...

e-cloth Chemical Free Home Cleaning (Baby Care Starter Set)

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Several years ago, I bought an e-cloth Home Cleaning Set. I use these cloths regularly to clean my house. After literally hundreds of laundry washes, I am STILL happily using ...

Ono launches range of wooden hooks to display bikes at home

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Start-up bicycle brand Ono Cycle has released a set of wall mounts that save space by storing and displaying bikes. The hooks hark back to the early history of bicycles,

Latin America’s twin crises—malnutrition and obesity—would benefit from sustainable agriculture

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Developed by Latin America, once known for poverty and undernourishment, is now facing an obesity crisis that is linked to urbanisation, unsustainable agricultural development and the rising consumption of ultra-processed ...

“C-suite” supports sustainable procurement says survey

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PARIS/NEW YORK: February 10, 2017. A survey of supply chain purchasing executives has found that 97 percent place a "high level" of importance on sustainable procurement. Supply chain rating organization ...

Is President Trump The Kick In The Butt We Need To Get Onto A Sustainable Path?

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For someone with such immense financial wealth—and now power—President Trump displays a baffling “can’t do” attitude and “poverty mentality.” In his worldview, coal miners and mine owners can do only ...

My life as an eco-warrior: Greenpeace Captain Peter Willcox on his oceanic battles to save the planet

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JULY 10, 1985. Marsden Wharf, Auckland, New Zealand. Peter Willcox was in a deep sleep until the sound of the first bomb woke him and sent a large tremor throughout ...

Sustainable Luxe: 5 Hotels Doing it Right

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Smart travelers now expect some elements of sustainability when they travel—and welcome it when it goes beyond picking up towels and reusable soap containers. As Keith Bellows, former editor in ...

Developing Countries Emerge As Sustainable Energy Leaders, But Sub-Saharan Africa Lags Well Behind

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February 16th, 2017 by Joshua S HillA number of developing countries have been identified as leaders in sustainable energy, according to a new analysis by the World Bank, but there ...

Is your sustainable supply chain program really as good as you think?

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 12:44amThis article was originally published in the BSR Insight. Many blogs in 2017 will start with some play on this obvious theme: We are living ...

Sustainable Procurement Increases Revenue Growth, Study Says

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Fifty percent of sustainable procurement leaders increased their revenue from sustainability initiatives, a 33 percent increase over non-leaders, according to the results of the latest EcoVadis/HEC Sustainable Procurement Barometer. The ...

How Good Is Your Sustainable Supply Chain Program?

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Why climbing up the supply chain ladder can only benefit your company. Tara Norton | BSR Meghan Ryan | BSR Many blogs in 2017 are going to start with some ...

Trending: New Tech Breakthroughs Design Impacts Out of Everyday Products

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Related: Chemistry and Materials Cleantech Collaboration Products and Design Trending IKEA Patagonia Textiles/Fashion/Apparel While recycling most certainly plays an important role in the shift to the development of a more ...

What Japan Can Teach America About Sustainable Transportation

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In the 1850s, when the infamous United States Navy “black ships” forced the then-isolated nation of Japan to open up to the world, one of the gifts the U.S. gave ...

Green Home Guide roundup: Tips for an eco-friendly home

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On Fridays, USGBC shares green home-related content curated from around the web. If you see a great article on aspects of environmentally friendly home living such as green building, renovation,

Soaring home prices in Greater Toronto Area trigger new warnings

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Soaring housing prices in the Greater Toronto Area have triggered fresh warnings about the market spiralling out of control. The GTA’s benchmark price for various types of housing sold last ...

Social housing can be beautiful and sustainable, like the Kings Road Affordable Flats

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Correspondent Donna asks “Is there any one out there willing to work with those who are not of the 1%? I am beginning to think those of us that don't ...

21 Eco-Friendly and Romantic Ways to Spend Valentine's Day

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Learn more at postconsumers.comEco Valentine SEco Friendly Valentine SFriendly Valentine'SAmazing ViewLove 3EnjoyEco-Valentine's Day Tip: Enjoy an Amazing View Together Learn more at postconsumers.comEco Valentine SEco Friendly Valentine SValentines ValentinesdayFriendly Valentine'SGreen ...

Living on Earth: Catholic Call Against Corruption

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Some fear that the repeal of the Cardin-Luger Transparency Provision will mean less accountability for oil companies and other extractive industries operating around the world. (Photo: Global Panorama, Flickr CC ...

New US home construction slows in January

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WASHINGTON (AFP) -Construction begun on new housing fell slightly in January, driven by sharp declines in building in the US West and Midwest, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. The slowdown ...

Shrimp Shells Used to Develop Eco-Friendly Bioplastic

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Researchers at the University of Nottingham have used chitin—an organic compound extracted from shrimp shells—to develop chitosan, a bioplastic material for plastic packaging and bags.Materials & AssemblyMaterialsIt’s fairly well-known in ...

Georgia Tech planning Southeast’s most environmentally friendly building

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Georgia Tech’s sprawling campus on the western edge of Midtown is filled with hulking concrete and brick buildings dating to the 1960s, hearkening to the days when the school experienced ...

The self-contained mobile prefab Coodo lets you live almost anywhere in the world

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What if you could make your home anywhere in the world without sacrificing creature comforts? Meet coodo, an eco-friendly mobile home that promises just that with its flexible and modern ...

Why This Mysterious Indian Lake Is Home To 200 Human Skeletons

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Over the years, researchers have discovered hundreds of human skeletons along the edges of this otherwise pristine body of water.In the mountains of Uttarakhand, India lies a high altitude glacial ...

one heart foundation eco village: traffic's shortlisted entry

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sustainable learning communities by traffic for one heart foundation eco village as part of the one heart foundation eco village international design competition 2016, trans-disciplinary studio traffic presents its shortlisted ...

In rural Georgia, tomorrow’s smart, sustainable, solar highway is being built today

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Memorial roadways offer respectful tributes to famous citizens and civic leaders. But on a 16-mile stretch of Interstate 85 in southwestern Georgia, renamed the Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway, the ...

Bega neighbourhood embraces a model for sustainable communities

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Posted February 02, 2017 08:51:06 Related Story: Urban gardeners use limited space and time to create new trends Related Story: Small-scale farming boom putting more sustainable produce on tables An ...

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