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UNDP report states that over half of the world’s largest cities face the danger of a nearby earthquake magnitude 7.0 or above.

The horror of what happened in [...]

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As we edge closer to the 31st October date the UN has designated as the day the world population reaches 7 billion it is good to reflect on [...]

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Tianjin eco city, China

On July 20, 2011 By

Tianjin eco-city is a 30km2 new development which it is hoped will be the model for new Chinese cities.  It hosts the latest in green technology.

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Urban sink

On July 18, 2011 By

Plants in cities and towns make a major contribution towards removing carbon from the atmosphere, a study suggests.

Researchers estimated that 231,000 tonnes of carbon, equivalent to 3.16kg [...]

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Why buildings matter

On July 16, 2011 By

Making homes and offices more efficient and sustainable has a direct impact on our environment and the way we live.

Winston Churchill once said: “We shape our buildings; [...]

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In an attempt to alleviate the traffic congestion and overcrowding in the city tplans have been laid to increase the size of the city.

Expamsion to the south [...]

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Global Eye

On November 16, 2010 By

http://www.globaleye.org.uk/archive/archive.html

This site has a large number of easy to read case studies relevant to all year groups so I recommend that you all have a look.  [...]

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