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Information to enhance and create ‘environments’ with short and long term generational goals that benefit and strengthen the human-nature interdependence. I call it the human element.
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Tips for starting a charity endowment from scratch - Hotline - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

Tips for starting a charity endowment from scratch - Hotline - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it

Tips for starting a charity endowment from scratch.

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Success through cooperation : Nature News & Comment

Success through cooperation : Nature News & Comment | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
Anders Ekblom, head of science and integration at AstraZeneca, explains that the future of drug discovery lies in 'predictive innovation'.
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YouTube CEO: The Future of Content Is Niche Channels

YouTube CEO: The Future of Content Is Niche Channels | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
The way consumers access and consume media is changing rapidly, YouTube SVP Salar Kamangar believes, and YouTube is evolving to accommodate it.
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Report: Hawaii electricity cost is highest in the nation - Hawaii News - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Report: Hawaii electricity cost is highest in the nation - Hawaii News - Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
New data from the federal government shows that Hawaii residents paid the highest rates for electricity in the country in 2010.The U.S.
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The Triple Bottom Line - Strategy Skills Training from MindTools.com

The Triple Bottom Line - Strategy Skills Training from MindTools.com | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
Companies driven by profit alone can be cold, hard, unsatisfying places to work. Find out about one approach they can use to change this.
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Revenue From Building Energy Management Systems to Reach $6 Billion by 2020 | Caelus Green Room

Revenue From Building Energy Management Systems to Reach $6 Billion by 2020 | Caelus Green Room | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
According to the U.S.Department of Energy (DOE), 18% of all the energy produced in the United States is employed to cool, heat, light, or accomplish other...
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The Future of Pell Grants - Innovations - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Future of Pell Grants - Innovations - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it

A few days ago the National Association of Financial Aid Administrators held a welcome forum on “The State of College Access.” The session was motivated by concern over the future of the Pell Grant program. Panels addressed “The Future Role of Federal Pell Grants” and “Beyond Pell – Other Pieces to the Access Puzzle.”

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Meeting the living building challenge

"There are four aspects of the power of design," says Nellie Reid, director of sustainable design. "One of them is ethical design, looking at sustainability ...
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Back to Basics – Urban Micro-Farming | Waking Times

Back to Basics – Urban Micro-Farming | Waking Times | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
Much has been made about the inherent danger of our current society having moved off of farmland and into urban environments.

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Where are the Green Jobs? Right Here! Sustainable Jobs Grow Despite Recession | Green-Buildings.com

Where are the Green Jobs? Right Here! Sustainable Jobs Grow Despite Recession | Green-Buildings.com | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
During the economic downturn, studies are showing that construction jobs are becoming greener and that solar jobs are growing faster than jobs in the overall U.S. economy.
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The Economics of Sustainable Cities: Four Key Components | Sustainable Cities Collective

The Economics of Sustainable Cities: Four Key Components | Sustainable Cities Collective | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
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3 Things Farmers Markets Do Well, and 3 They Don't | Sustainable Cities Collective

3 Things Farmers Markets Do Well, and 3 They Don't | Sustainable Cities Collective | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it

3 Things Farmers Markets Do Well, and 3 They Don't

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The Smart Math of Mixed-Use Development | Planetizen

The Smart Math of Mixed-Use Development | Planetizen | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
Are cities across the country acting negligently in ignoring the property tax implications of different development types? Joseph Minicozzi thinks so, and he's done the math to prove it.
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Proposal would pave way for ‘green’ infrastructure upgrades

Proposal would pave way for ‘green’ infrastructure upgrades | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
The Columbia Daily Spectator provides news, sports, and entertainment coverage for the Morningside Heights community in New York City.
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Tweetable, Interactive Algae Farm is Energy-Generating "Cyber-Garden" (Photos)

Tweetable, Interactive Algae Farm is Energy-Generating "Cyber-Garden" (Photos) | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
This fascinating installation where algae, bioluminescent bacteria, humans and smartphones interact may chart where a new generation of urban "cyber-gardeners" may go.

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What is electronic discovery (e-discovery or ediscovery)? - Definition from Whatis.com

Electronic discovery (also called e-discovery or ediscovery) refers to any process in which electronic data is sought, located, secured, and searched with the intent of using it as evidence in a civil or criminal legal case.
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Amid drought, water desalination gets attractive | CanadianBusiness.com

Amid drought, water desalination gets attractive | CanadianBusiness.com | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
Amid drought, water desalination gets attractive...
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Google, KRR end 2011 with new investment in solar power - Business - English (United Kingdom) - Ecoseed Information Network

Google, KRR end 2011 with new investment in solar power - Business - English (United Kingdom) - Ecoseed Information Network | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
Goggle Inc. is ending the year with another clean energy investment together with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. by investing in four solar farms to provide enough electricity for about 13,000 homes in California.
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EPA offers free apps to check air quality, UV index – - CNN.com Blogs

EPA offers free apps to check air quality, UV index – - CNN.com Blogs | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it

If you wanted to know the air quality Monday morning in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (good), Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (moderate), or Modesto, California. (unhealthy for sensitive groups), a new smart phone app from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could have helped.

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By 2050 We're All Likely To Be Using Fewer Resources, Whether We Like It Or Not

By 2050 We're All Likely To Be Using Fewer Resources, Whether We Like It Or Not | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
The latest UN report on sustainable development reads like the TreeHugger archive, in terms of sustainable development solutions.
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Revenue From Net Zero Energy Buildings to Reach $1.3 Trillion by 2035 | Caelus Green Room

Revenue From Net Zero Energy Buildings to Reach $1.3 Trillion by 2035 | Caelus Green Room | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
As green building practices become more commonplace in the global construction industry, the goal of designing zero energy buildings, or buildings that con...
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How to Encourage Innovation In Government | Governing People

How to Encourage Innovation In Government | Governing People | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
Lego Ballista 3 The other day I was urging that we do something or other and got the response: "You're so cutting-edge." It wasn't a compliment.
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Impacts of 'high-end' climate change - Met Office

Impacts of 'high-end' climate change - Met Office | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
Climate expert Kirsty Lewis explores how future climate change depends on whether we continue to emit greenhouse gases or reduce our emissions.
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Green City Index - Siemens Global Website

Green City Index - Siemens Global Website | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it

The Green City Index, how does your city stand up to the rest?

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Ten Green Building MegaTrends for 2012 | Green Build Consulting | Yudelson Associates

Ten Green Building MegaTrends for 2012 | Green Build Consulting | Yudelson Associates | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it

Yudelson Associates’ Top Ten Green Building MegaTrends

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