Ecotourism in Yunnan (5 Part Series)

December 28, 2007,AEST

Ecotourism is becoming more popular in China and Lila Buckley of the Globalist took a hands on approach to reasearching Eco-tourism for herself.An interesting read about the growing trend of Eco-tourism in China. read more at The Globalist

Public Sculpture by Conceptual Artist Dennis Oppenheim

December 28, 2007,AEST

Philadelphia has a new sound. Home to the Declaration of Independence and the famous Liberty Bell, the city now hosts an installation of bell-like public sculpture by conceptual artist Dennis Oppenheim. Wave Forms is spectacular, featuring six, 20 foot, bell | Read More

Small-Scale Businesses Forestall a Green India

December 27, 2007,AEST

With one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, India is expected in the coming years to produce ever more of the greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming. But many business owners in small industries either fail to understand the relevance | Read More

Saudi Arabia to invest in new cities to tap growth

December 26, 2007,AEST

Saudi Arabia, like other Gulf Cooperation Council countries, has decided to create “new cities” to accomplish growth in the real estate sector – a proven growth driver for other economies in the region. Six economic cities have been announced in | Read More

Green roofs taking root

December 25, 2007,AEST

Shaw, a Eugene home­owner interested in environmentally sustainable building techniques, installed the green roof on an addition two years ago. It’s one of a handful of public and private Eugene buildings that sport a layer of greenery on top, a | Read More

Abu Dhabi Builds Its Architectural Cred

December 22, 2007,AEST

The building boom in the capital of the United Arab Emirates rivals that of Dubai. But Abu Dhabi hopes to distinguish itself with ambitious green architecture In recent weeks, the rivalry between neighboring United Arab Emirates Dubai and Abu Dhabi | Read More

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