Month: January 2009

Solutions To Sustainability Found In Cities Our planet is undergoing an unprecedented and irreversible wave of urbanization, with the share of the global population living in cities set to reach 60 percent by 2030. But rapid growth is driving up fossil-fuel consumption, water consumption, air and water pollution and mountains of waste and sewage. The […]

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Sustainable Forestry Imperative When a tree falls in the rainforest, good things can start to happen. Since the 1970s, Dr. Gary Hartshorn has studied how natural tree falls create openings or gaps in the rainforest canopy and allow for the regeneration of native trees. “Initially, I was surprised by the results,” he said. “They indicated […]

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