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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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University of Maryland sustainability fund helps green programs take root

University of Maryland sustainability fund helps green programs take root | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
From rooftop gardens to water bottle-filling stations, this university boasts many green initiatives.
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Love seeing this! So glad that the students are stepping up to the ball field and making the changes that they deem important happen. Just like the old saying if you want something done better do it yourself! Lol.

 

I co-founded a non-profit in Austin, Texas that focused on implementation and governmental policies that would help enable ecosystems infrastructure programs such as green roofs, rain gardens, green walls, etc. back in 2007-2009. It was a lovely endeavor and the fruits and our labor helped stem a green roof task force and the 5 year action plan that Austin is implementing today.

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Award-Winning German Development Aims To Be 'The World's Most Sustainable Neighborhood'

Award-Winning German Development Aims To Be 'The World's Most Sustainable Neighborhood' | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
Energy efficient, pedestrian friendly, conveniently located, and full of green innovations, the eco-city Arkadien Winnenden makes a pretty good case for the title.
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An unconventional approach to creating a sustainable economy

An unconventional approach to creating a sustainable economy | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
Unlike the economy, the planet is by nature sustainable and may offer alternative solutions to transforming our global economic systems, a new report suggests...
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Urban Omnibus » Clip-on Architecture: Reforesting Cities

Urban Omnibus » Clip-on Architecture: Reforesting Cities | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it

Much of the literature related to the role of the built environment in climate change has focused on new technologies and new ideas which might be implemented in new buildings.

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The Economic Importance of Biodiversity

The Economic Importance of Biodiversity | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
Today we’re faced with a double crisis – environmental and economic, and all across the world there’s a tug of war between the need for sustained economic growth and the imperative for environmental protection.
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c_life: City as a Living Factory of Ecology – Urban Times

c_life: City as a Living Factory of Ecology – Urban Times | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it
In the face of climate change, it is essential to make our cities more resilient and environmentally friendly.
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Ocean Frontiers – The Dawn of a New Era in Ocean Stewardship

Ocean Frontiers – The Dawn of a New Era in Ocean Stewardship | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it

This initiative and project is from a close friend and one of my mentors Terry Mock. In February, Sustainable Land Development Initiative and Ocean Mountain Ranch - a SLDI carbon-negative project providing a model for sustainable forest and...

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Urban Omnibus » The Staten Island Bluebelt: Storm Sewers, Wetlands, Waterways

Urban Omnibus » The Staten Island Bluebelt: Storm Sewers, Wetlands, Waterways | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it

The ecology of southern end of Staten Island, otherwise known as South Richmond, is unique in New York: a ridge of rocky hills slopes to a vast network of freshwater wetlands, kettlehole ponds, streams and creeks that drain into the Atlantic Ocean.

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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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