Biking and walking commuting are becoming more popular, but a House bill proposes cutting funding for all bike and pedestrian projects despite their health benefits and growing obesity rates in the US.
This is a joint post with Julie Walz.In a recent blog post, we discussed the phenomenon of Haiti as a “Republic of NGOs” where the government and the private sector were crowded out by large international organizations that provided most services. ...
With his light touch, Kondo created a 95-meter (311-foot) suspended walkway among some of the park's 300 year-old trees. The unobtrusive Path is similar to Kondo's 2010 work Cloudscapes for the Venice Architecture Biennale. Both works put humans on an uncommon level in relation to their surroundings, creating a new viewpoint and inviting further examination. - Tuija Seipell
Alas, no. Microcredit, the strategy of lending sums as small as $100 to help poor people start tiny businesses, has won acclaim like few other recent concepts in economic development, winning plaudits from political leaders, titans of industry, and celebrities. Bill Clinton and Tony Blair love microcredit. So do Queen Rania and Natalie Portman. More than 100 million people in more than 100 countries have received microloans, thanks in no small part to billions of dollars from foreign aid agencies, philanthropists, and "social investors" looking to do well while doing good. In 2006, microcredit pioneer Muhammad Yunus and the Grameen Bank he founded in Bangladesh shared the Nobel Peace Prize. Microcredit has gained a global reputation for lifting people out of poverty and empowering women.
A group of German students left Half Moon Bay's Harbor View Inn on Tuesday morning to embark upon the U.S.-leg of a worldwide quest to set a Guinness World Record for the farthest distance ever traveled by a solar-powered car.
I'm fascinated by the work of Netherlands-based Dave Hakkens in a recent project called Rubble Floor. Interested in reusing old building materials as new building materials -- and inspired by terrazzo floors -- Hakkens conducted several tests on...
Food prices are finally coming down after a year of spikes and high volatility. But we must remain vigilant. Prices of certain foods remain very high, and millions of people around the world are still at risk of suffering from malnutrition and hunger.
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