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Hamburg, a vision of Sustainable Development

Hamburg, a vision of Sustainable Development

Hamburg is a world-famous industrial city and port, or, at least it was until 2011. This is the year Hamburg was honoured with a title of European Green Capital, emphasizing the efforts and achievements of local authorities in promotion of green lifestyle, recycling technologies, eco-friendly

Posted byon04.8.2013inEnergy, Society

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Get Out and Give Back: Taking a Volunteer Vacation

Get Out and Give Back: Taking a Volunteer Vacation

Taking a vacation means breaking free of your daily grind. It doesn’t have to mean doing nothing, however. A growing group of conscientious individuals are selecting each year not to spend their vacations just lounging around, but instead doing something productive with their time away from wo

Posted byon07.18.2012inSociety

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Conference to explore Living Buildings in Victoria

Conference to explore Living Buildings in Victoria

The Living Building Challenge, created in 2006 by Cascadia Green Building Council founder Jason F. Mclennan, is the first building standard designed to go beyond simple reduction of environmental impact and take a restorative approach with the intent of creating zero impact and actively providin

Posted byon05.23.2012in@ Green Geek, Green Building, Society

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Creating hunger-proof cities

Creating hunger-proof cities

Food security is a critically important topic, as food is one of the very few things we need to survive. Sadly, for many people, food security is something they can only dream about. This issue is not limited to far away developing countries; serious food security issues exist right here in Nort

Posted byon10.16.2011inSociety

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