Results for Keyword "sustainability"

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Description: By: Rich Calder   Source:http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/brooklyn/maize_the_roof_DduEd7QdT9P3zfaYhbBnnJ?utm_medium=rss&utm_content=Brooklyn   Only in the Big Apple do you ride an...
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Description: THE RIDDLE OF SUSTAINABILITY: A SURPRISINGLY SHORT HISTORY OF THE FUTURE William Cronon, Frederick Jackson Turner and Vilas Research Professor of History, Geography, and Environmental Studies,...
Description:               Students look upward in global sustainable-design contest in Singapore By Kathleen Maclay, Media Relations | July 10, 2013 There’s an area next to...
Description: September 16: Archaeology, Food Diversity, and Long-Term Sustainability of Human Societies Lecture | September 16 | 4-6 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, 221 (Gifford Room) Speaker: Junko Habu, Professor,...
Description: Transit & Cities: Places for People & Transit   February 10, 2014 | 6:00-8:00 PM | 112 Wurster Hall Keynote Speaker: Jan Gehl, Jan Gehl and Associates, CopenhagenDiscussant: Neil...

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Energy and Resources Group
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The aggregated effects of billions of individual decisions each day have large adverse effects on human and ecosystem health, natural resource stocks, and global climate change. While the causes of...
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Landscape Architecture
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This course introduces the foundations of sustainability most related to the restoration, design, and creation of landscapes and cities. The underlying principles of ecology, nature, and democracy...
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Civil & Environmental Engineering
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 This course provides conceptual and hands-on experience in design and implementation of innovative products or processes for improving the sustainability of resource-constrained communities (...

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Author/Creator: Rene van Veenhuizen
Description: Urban agriculture is the growing of plants and the raising of animals for food and other uses, and related processing and marketing activities, specifically within and around cities and towns. This...
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Author/Creator: Daniel Quinn
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Description: “With man gone, will there be hope for gorilla?” This philosophical novel portrays human history in the light of sustainability, characterizing people as either leavers or takers and following the...
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