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Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Land Subsidence Hits 50 Chinese Cities

More than 50 cities in China have wide-spread land subsidence, China Central Television (CCTV) reported Monday. As large as 79,000 square kilometers of land has dropped more than 200 millimeters, mainly due to excesive exploitation of underground...

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

New Urban Development Models Must Focus on Eco Sustainability, Inclusive Growth

The UN Habitat is pushing for a new urban development agenda focussed on economic and environmental sustainability and inclusive growth, according to Mr Andre Dzikus, Chief, Water and Sanitation Section, UN Habitat. The new principles of urban...

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Nagpur’s Green Cover is On Decline

It is official. The environmental status report (ESR) prepared by Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has pointed out that green cover over all parts of city except west Nagpur has reduced to a great extent. The ESR for...

Monday, December 26th, 2011

India’s BMC Appoints Firm to Map City’s Shoreline, water bodies

Almost a year after the amended Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification was introduced by the Union Government’s Ministry of Environment and Forest, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday approved the proposal to appoint an organisation to...

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

“Smarter Cities: Crucibles of Global Progress”

Consider this: If humans had been able to go into orbit around the Earth 100 years ago, they could have seen the light from 16 concentrations of a million or more people. Today, as the crews of...

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

China Global Investment Tracker Interactive Map

China's investment overseas is increasingly important to the United States and the international community. The China Global Investment Trackercreated by The Heritage Foundation is the only publicly available, comprehensive dataset of large Chinese investments and contracts worldwide beyond...

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Maximizing the Co-benefits of REDD-Plus Actions

Organised together with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) of the Philippines and with assistance from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the workshop provided a forum for experts involved in ICI projects...

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

China’s Decade Plan for Water

Once a year, a No. 1 central document is issued in Beijing that states the government’s priorities for the next year.  The issues addressed range from economic security, zoology safety and state safety, but for the first...

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

New UN Facility on Sustainable Development Opens in Republic of Korea

A new United Nations research and training facility designed to help poorer countries pursue sustainable development to accelerate economic growth while improving the quality of life and protecting the environment was inaugurated today in the Republic of...

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Christine Acosta: The Leak Detective

Christine Acosta is a young engineer who detects leaks for Maynilad Water Services, Inc. to solve the mysterious cases of water losses in Metro Manila. In this interview, Christine talks about her job of finding missing water;...

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