Growing trend and push towards in Urban Agriculture

January 26, 2008,AEST

Agriculture is traditionally associated with the purposeful production of food and fibre commodities in rural areas. Agriculture in the 21st century, however, is actually much broader than this — it also includes such diverse items as environmental horticulture, planning the | Read More

First green roof at Penn University nearing completion

January 26, 2008,AEST

After more than five months of clamorous work, the eco-roof atop English House in Kings Court/English House has been completed. Well, almost. According to Business Services, Penn’s first ‘green’ roof was finally completed during the winter recess. Yet, there’s still | Read More

Hoku Solar Plan to Build Oahu’s Largest Solar Farm

January 26, 2008,AEST

Hoku Solar, Inc plan to build Kapolei Sustainable Energy Park which would be the largest photovoltaic (PV) facility on Oahu. The Kapolei Sustainable Energy Park would be capable of generating approximately 1.5 megawatts of photovoltaic power. Over the life of the | Read More

City builders to keep people in mind

January 22, 2008,AEST

Environmentalists, urban planners and experts at a seminar in the city said architecture and life are closely related with each other. While planning a city and designing any architecture, all should keep in mind the welfare of the people, socio-cultural | Read More

Grand green vision for S.F.’s Parkmerced

January 21, 2008,AEST

The owners of San Francisco’s Parkmerced want to add nearly 5,700 homes to the World War II-era rental housing complex, an ambitious renovation that could rank as one of the greenest in the country. Over 20 years, the developer says, | Read More

Brown offers China green incentive

January 20, 2008,AEST

Prime Minister Gordon Brown has promised China £50 million in aid for “green” technology as he seeks to switch the focus of his visit to the country to climate change. The Prime Minister has promised at least that sum will | Read More

Rare plant halts Sydney development

January 18, 2008,AEST

An investment company bought the 181ha former Air Services Australia site at Cranebrook in 2004, intending to subdivide and develop it for 1800 new residents. Since then, a number of rare and threatened plants and animals have been found on | Read More

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