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Can Smartphones Save Urban Natural History? | Sustainable Cities ...

Can Smartphones Save Urban Natural History? | Sustainable Cities ... | Research Interests | Scoop.it
In 2008 the London Natural History Society celebrated its 150th anniversary with a conference on 'London's Natural History: past, present and future'. I was asked to consider future prospects. What changes might we expect in ...
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Social networks analysis, computational social sciences, Big data and social sciences, online social movements, online activism, political communication on Twitter, hashtag networks, social representations of elderly, women's representations on cyberspace
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Big Data and Community Sustainability | Sustainable Cities Collective

Big Data and Community Sustainability | Sustainable Cities Collective | Research Interests | Scoop.it
The Woodstock Institute recently released a report proposing strategies municipalities can adopt to gain control of vacant properties that drag on the local economy, reduce quality of life and contribute to crime.
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Rethinking Public Space: B.C. Biermann's Augmented Reality Urban Art - Co.Create

Rethinking Public Space: B.C. Biermann's Augmented Reality Urban Art - Co.Create | Research Interests | Scoop.it
Co.Create Rethinking Public Space: B.C. Biermann's Augmented Reality Urban Art Co.Create Biermann, who divides his time between Los Angeles and St.
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10 Urban Qualities Every City Should Have | Sustainable Cities ...

10 Urban Qualities Every City Should Have | Sustainable Cities ... | Research Interests | Scoop.it
In recent months, architect friends have explained how several post-Recesssion projects focus sustainability goals on the end-user experience, rather than simply pursue flagship "green" designations. It seems there is a ...
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African Cities Can Become More Sustainable By Managing Water Better - World ... - Ghana

African Cities Can Become More Sustainable By Managing Water Better - World ... - Ghana | Research Interests | Scoop.it
African Cities Can Become More Sustainable By Managing Water Better - World ...GhanaAs Africa urbanises at a faster rate than any other region in the world, a more integrated approach to urban water management is needed to solve complex water challenges...
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Urban & Regional 2020: Green and Ecological Technologies for ...

Urban & Regional 2020: Green and Ecological Technologies for ... | Research Interests | Scoop.it
Ecological and technological (eco-tech) planning provides a possible response to the essential issues of sustainability and rehabilitation in rapidly growing urban spaces. ...
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Cultivating a Better Food System in 2013 | Sustainable Cities ...

Cultivating a Better Food System in 2013 | Sustainable Cities ... | Research Interests | Scoop.it
project dinner party event in las vegas by Danielle Nierenberg and Ellen Gustafson, Food Tank: The Food Think Tank (www.FoodTank.org)
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Sustainability in the new urban age - BBC News

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Sustainability in the new urban age BBC News Whether the cities of the Anthropocene will be environmentally sustainable or not depends on how the slum districts of developing world cities evolve.
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Locating Urban History And 'Piercing Time' — The Pop-Up City

Locating Urban History And 'Piercing Time' — The Pop-Up City | Research Interests | Scoop.it
“Most definitely, this work is about emotional conceptions of the urban space. As a foreigner, Paris holds a rich historical mystique which I project onto the photographs. There is a romance which has been built through visual ...
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How a gardening novice tackled urban farming

How a gardening novice tackled urban farming | Research Interests | Scoop.it
Steven Wynbrandt sticks his hand deep beneath the layers of straw that blanket his enormous compost heap and pulls out a fistful of black gold, sweet and earthy.
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Managing community ecosystem services - Cultural Ecology

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However, up to now, the specific forms and relations between urban landscape elements such as parks, gardens, undesignated community green/blue spaces and quality of life have been elusive. ...
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the UN and its role on sustentability | Paracatu Notícias

the UN and its role on sustentability | Paracatu Notícias | Research Interests | Scoop.it
Scientists agree that that climate change is 'unequivocal' and induced by man's activity. The UN's Environment Programme reported in November 2012 that greenhouse gases are 14% above where they need to be in 2020 ...
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The Distributed Urban Farm Initiative (DUFi)

DUFi is a project that uses local agriculture as a tool to achieve good food, good health, and good growth within communities.
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Cities as Self-Organizing Systems | Sustainable Cities Collective

Cities as Self-Organizing Systems | Sustainable Cities Collective | Research Interests | Scoop.it
The University of Canberra recently held a forum on urban design and healthy cities. A provocation was posed by the organizers at the final research seminar – it asked the question- was urban design making our cities sick?
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10 Most Sustainable Cities in North American - Miratel

10 Most Sustainable Cities in North American - Miratel | Research Interests | Scoop.it
most-sustainable-cities-north-america-csr-business The 5 categories are: environmental quality; economic security; governance and empowerment; infrastructure and energy; and social well being. They also included “new ...
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Critical Mass: Cycling Through Brazil's Salvador City - Global Voices Online

Critical Mass: Cycling Through Brazil's Salvador City - Global Voices Online | Research Interests | Scoop.it
Critical Mass: Cycling Through Brazil's Salvador City Global Voices Online How can public space be shared?
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Can Smartphones Save Urban Natural History? | Sustainable Cities ...

Can Smartphones Save Urban Natural History? | Sustainable Cities ... | Research Interests | Scoop.it
In 2008 the London Natural History Society celebrated its 150th anniversary with a conference on 'London's Natural History: past, present and future'. I was asked to consider future prospects. What changes might we expect in ...
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Sustainable Cities launches a paper on indicators for sustainability ...

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How cities are monitoring and evaluating their success The call for cities to engage in best practices for sustainable planning has increased. Sustainability is no longer a buzzword but a reality that must be addressed by cities ...
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The Transformation of Urban Life and the Social Structure: Free and Accessible ... - Center for Research on Globalization

The Transformation of Urban Life and the Social Structure: Free and Accessible ... - Center for Research on Globalization | Research Interests | Scoop.it
The Transformation of Urban Life and the Social Structure: Free and Accessible ... Center for Research on Globalization ... gender, and sexuality; climate justice; and the very shape and nature of our democratic institutions.
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Walkable City - Sustainable Cities Collective

Walkable City - Sustainable Cities Collective | Research Interests | Scoop.it
Jeff Speck's new book, Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time, is worth a read for its acerbic wit, alone. The author fits a remarkable collection of data and anecdotal evidence from his long ...
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Future Cities: Re-imagining the City Critically (Part 1) | Sustainable ...

Future Cities: Re-imagining the City Critically (Part 1) | Sustainable ... | Research Interests | Scoop.it
I then came across this excellent essay, by Peter Marcuse, in which he explains and elaborates, far more eloquently, on the potential process and exploration of the future city from a principles perspective and what this may include.
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What is an EcoCity? | treehuggingurbanist

What is an EcoCity? | treehuggingurbanist | Research Interests | Scoop.it
I was trying to have as few candid posts on this blog as possible in order to make it a reliable resource and reference for folks who wish to live [...] ...
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The Ten Steps To Walkable Cities | Sustainable Cities Collective

The Ten Steps To Walkable Cities | Sustainable Cities Collective | Research Interests | Scoop.it
Barcelona (c2012 FK Benfield). In Jeff Speck's excellent new book, Walkable City, he suggests that there are ten keys to creating walkability. Most of them also have something to do with redressing the deleterious effects ...
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Smart cities: Tsunami brings rethink on sustainability - Financial Times

Smart cities: Tsunami brings rethink on sustainability - Financial Times | Research Interests | Scoop.it
Smart cities: Tsunami brings rethink on sustainabilityFinancial TimesWhile municipal administrations around the world have raced ahead with smart city projects, these had a lower profile in Japan – until March 2011.
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CALL FOR PAPERS – Values in the Environment: Relations and ...

CALL FOR PAPERS – Values in the Environment: Relations and ... | Research Interests | Scoop.it
Environments are valued for their beauty and aesthetic experiences they afford, but there are also moral and ecological values that need to be taken into consideration, for example, in decision-making concerning particular areas both in human and...
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Cities: The Drivers of Sustainable Human Development and Prosperity

Cities: The Drivers of Sustainable Human Development and Prosperity | Research Interests | Scoop.it
While green buildings, by their most obvious definition, address environmental impacts, they also have wide implications for human health, safety and productivity. ... Green offices with day lit spaces boost employee productivity and attendance.
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