India’s humble rickshaw goes solar

October 13, 2008,AEST

“NEW DELHI (AFP) — It’s been touted as a solution to urban India’s traffic woes, chronic pollution and fossil fuel dependence, as well as an escape from backbreaking human toil.” read [email protected] the SOURCE: AFP – India’s humble rickshaw goes solar.

Companies moving inland from coastal region

October 13, 2008,AEST

China Daily gives an insight into the companies moving inland from the Shanghai and surrounding coastal cities – higher land, construction and labour costs. “A changing industrial landscape is unfolding in China’s most prosperous coastal region…….read more @ the SOURCE: | Read More

The Wave, Muscat adopts sustainable development practices

September 10, 2008,AEST

Matt Reynolds, Atkins Supervising Senior Landscape Architect at The Wave, Muscat, provides an insight on how a few initiatives can make the hard and soft landscaping both sustainable and environment friendly. ‘The landscape designers (Landscape Designs LLC, Oman) have focused | Read More

Eco-friendly redeveloping

September 8, 2008,AEST

Englewood – This community built around the water plans to transform its downtown into a statewide model for urban redevelopment that puts a stopper on polluted storm runoff. read more @ the SOURCE: Eco-friendly redeveloping | | Southwest Florida’s | Read More

Green roofs could stop sewage from flowing into waterways

September 4, 2008,AEST

Cities could stop raw sewage from being dumped into local waterways during heavy rains if they installed more rooftop gardens on their buildings, says a Canadian environmental group. SOURCE: – Green roofs could stop sewage from flowing into waterways: | Read More

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