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Pictures: Top 10 Newly Discovered Species of 2012

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Glowing cockroaches and a destructive fungus make the grade in Arizona State's list of top 10 new species of 2012.

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Urban Harvest KC - Indoor Aquaponic Sustainability Project

Our Mission: Provide Locally Grown Chemical Free Vegetables & Fish for Kansas City, While Teaching Sustainability In Our Community!

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Alan Yoshioka's curator insight, April 20, 2013 10:18 PM

another Kickstarter group looking to fund startup operations in KC ...

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Pakistan Sustainability Network » Urban employment generation ...

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Pakistan Sustainability Network · Home · About PSN ... Those federations and Self Help Groups can be answerable to the City authorities and State Forest Departments, State Biodiversity Boards. In many cases the ventures ...

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Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee: Sustainability and the Sacred

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee: Sustainability and the Sacred | Sustainability & Employability |
As our world stumbles to the brink of ecological collapse -- the "tipping point" of irreversible climate change -- sustainability has become a vital issue. But before we can respond we need to recognize what Earth we are trying ...
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Preserving the Future | Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)

Preserving the Future | Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) | Sustainability & Employability |

"These global examples of student sustainability efforts demonstrate that they have embraced protecting and preserving the future while touching almost every component of our institutions in some way. The stories in this week’s column illustrate students supporting the three pillars of sustainability — economic, environmental and social — while addressing climate change through learning, empowerment, action, and connections."

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Sang Hoon Moon's comment, January 15, 2013 5:23 PM
oecd193 Member States (Regional Road Mep: green green technology Green Finance Committee Policy Committee Association) global multinational company founded services: economic policy innovation. Services.
1) North America.
2) South America.
3) the European Union.
4) Asia.
5) Africa.
6) Oceania.

A. cyclone engineering knowledge of industry R & d scientific and technological innovation, service.
a) OECD193 member countries: the green country only conduct sales.
District environmental restoration roadmap (:. b) oecd 193 member states: a new growth engine. policy innovation) services.
c) oecd193 member states social stability, job creation, policy, innovation, and service.
d) oecd193-member disputes. confrontation, war, reconciliation policies, and services.
e) oecd193 Member States: earthquakes, floods,

Environment, housing buildings (feed waste generation suppression devices. Fertilizer, compost gas): job creation, a new growth engine. Services.

* Co-housing buildings. Dominion through discarded waste dehydration use and reuse the resources immediately. To block non-motorized waste fundamentally fair system.

Environment, housing buildings: power supply)
Local government, and all the precious water supply in buildings.
* I unpowered the application process technology. By each generation of electricity, there is a need to distinguish between the industrial power and household electrical supply.
1) per household power usage may need to be coordinated.

* Prerequisites: policy challenges)
Emphasis on theory and discussion they should be. Engineers first run is always available even if
Sang Hoon Moon's comment, January 15, 2013 10:31 PM
Climate change, global environmental restoration technology commercialization. : (Goal: 1950s innovation).

* Technology holding company (licensing, marketing), please apply for a joint venture.
oecd193 member states. District environmental restoration. Science, Technology and Innovation. Power the new economic policy: global warming, climate correspond the Earth environmental restoration policy service.

OECD Committee for licensing. M / A. To attract foreign investment. Joint ventures.

* Environment, housing buildings: project implementation. Design, and construction. (Central government, local government: Section 1.2.3. Sector: innovation Urban Development.)

* Alternative water lay-out: (environment, housing buildings: manure using sewage and domestic sewage. Flow-shheet.) Life feed flume used.

A. water shortages oecd193 member states environmental problems cause?
a) co-housing (toilet culture: the toilet.) changing history
1) from 1930 to 1960: lack of water. Were no environmental problems.
2) from 1970 to the House of Commons culture, development, water usage period (beginning)
3) 1980 ~ Dam (securing water resources) .... Inflicting exponentially increasing.
* Sea, mountain fields. Environmental destruction. Abnormal weather conditions seriousness.
4) due to the water shortage from 1990 to come up with measures.
* More than climate (mountain sea) climate change appears
5) rivalry between 2000 and due to the lack of water. Water wars, securing water resources. (R & d)
* Climate crustal movements. Swine Pulau When the animal's death, earthquake, typhoon, tidal wave, tsunami, Pacific waters of change has come to the increasingly serious.
2010 ~ 6): planet of the environmental disaster created a culture of human alleles from natural ecosystems and motivation.
Suicide rate reaches the point of a serious imbalance.
* G20 world summit. Earth Environmental Restoration and seriousness of the global economy were discussed.

B. oecd member countries. General architecture of common (problem):
1) domestic sewage. And a waste of resources. Discard.
2) to discard food waste.
Toilet (3) toilet precious water about 60 to 70%:)
* Train, airplane example. Use a small amount of water.
Use the portable toilets: toilet bubbles.
C. Improvement: Improvement of general building and toilet
1) use the toilet bubbles toilet.
2) water used by domestic sewage domestic sewage, manure transported Alternative water. Is approximately 60 to 70% water reduction (environmental ecosystem restoration).

* OECD countries (Conclusion: (water and sanitation, local government ordinance).: Environment, housing capital gains tax exemption building green national policy and sustainable service policy. Born again.

Interested advice:)
Many of securing water resources. Interested in environmental issues, problems, and have So the idea of ​​participation is recommended.
But no experience of practice (theory: Professor, Ph.D., licensed, honor the title.) Exclusion relations agencies, among other things, the transfer of technology as soon as communication can be coordinated to ensure that it is even more important.

Technology, my technology is executed immediately.
OECD member national (each, also municipalities: Licensing, (Dedicated conducted sales): spc. contractor services, can will tell.

* Business Organizer: Engineering and other companies
Representatives (pto.seo): sanghoonmoon.
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Accor Celebrates the First Anniversary of Sustainability Program PLANET 21 ! - Hotel News Resource

Accor Celebrates the First Anniversary of Sustainability Program PLANET 21 ! - Hotel News Resource | Sustainability & Employability |
Accor Celebrates the First Anniversary of Sustainability Program PLANET 21 !
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A year on, the group's sustainable development program has won over customers and employees alike and modified behaviors.
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Wooden Skyscrapers: A New Level of Sustainability?

Wooden Skyscrapers: A New Level of Sustainability? | Sustainability & Employability |

A new breed of high-rise architecture is in the process of being born, thanks to the collaborative efforts of modern design pioneers. Envisioned as the best sustainable option for meeting world housing demands and decreasing global carbon emissions, wooden mega-structures are now one step closer to becoming a reality.

“Big Wood,” a conceptual project to the eVolo 2013 Skyscraper Competition, builds on the premise that wood, when harvested responsibly, is one of the best tools architects and engineers have for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and creating healthy communities. Aspiring to become one of the greenest skyscrapers in the world, Big Wood challenges the way we build our cities and promotes timber as a reliable platform to support tomorrow’s office and residential towers...

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ParadigmGallery's curator insight, April 20, 2013 11:38 AM

The Case For Tall Wood                               Michael Green Architecture

I find this hard to truly picture, but the story is solid...."the last century there has been no reason to challenge steel and concrete as the essential structural materials of large buildings. Climate change now demands that we do.....Wood is the most significant building material we use today that is grown by the sun. When harvested responsibly, wood is arguably one of the best tools architects and engineers have for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and storing carbon in our buildings."


“I’d put my money on solar energy…I hope we don’t have to wait till oil and coal run out before we tackle that.”
~Thomas Edison, In conversation with Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone March 1931



“Known as the birthplace of the skyscraper, Chicago is an optimal location for a prototype in mass timber construction,” writes Carlos Arzate

Geovanni's curator insight, May 8, 2013 9:32 AM

Fascinating place. Must of been a lot of wood to be created.

Bubba Muntzer's comment, May 13, 2013 11:44 AM
It takes around 30 years for a seedling to grow into the kind of wood that can be used in construction. A little maintenance is required during that period. Meanwhile it's soaking up CO2 and making oxygen. The only industrial processes required are to cut it down and cut it into boards and 2 x 4s. If you stagger your planting you have an endless supply.