Indonesian dam warnings ignored – theage.com.au

March 31, 2009,AEST

theage.com.au The dam wall at Situ (Lake) Gintung south of Jakarta was breached early on Friday morning. Nirwono Yoga, the head of the Indonesia Landscape Architecture Study Group,….. warned of a calamity after conducting three surveys of Jakarta’s dams in | Read More

Urban areas offer hidden biodiversity – physorg.com

March 24, 2009,AEST

physorg.com reports “Kristina Hill, associate professor and director of the Program in Landscape Architecture at the University of Virginia, said considering biodiversity in urban design is particularly important as human density in coastal areas continues to increase……..” Read more of | Read More

Fire-safe designs for the future – theage.com.au

February 23, 2009,AEST

  Geoff Maslen of The Age reports “Ian Weir is baffled. Why is it that local authorities in Australia are so blase about having residents in fire-prone landscapes? Dr Weir earned his PhD at the University of Western Australia after | Read More

New Estidama website launched – AMEinfo.com

February 22, 2009,AEST

AMEinfo reports “The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC)has launched the new web site version of Estidama – sustainability in Arabic…….The state-of-the-art online portal includes a number of interactive tools that allow users home page customization according to their bespoke | Read More

Land preserved in Transylvania County – BlueRidgeNow.com

February 18, 2009,AEST

 BlueRidgeNow.com reports “A rare natural community in Transylvania County, well-known to naturalists, biologists and conservationists throughout North Carolina, has been permanently protected through the efforts of the landowners and a local land trust, Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy…..” SOURCE: Land preserved | Read More

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