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Archive: Urbanization

24 Mar 2015

As Himalayan Glaciers Melt, Two Towns Face the Fallout

by DANIEL GROSSMAN
For two towns in northern India, melting glaciers have had very different impacts — one town has benefited from flowing streams and bountiful harvests; but the other has seen its water supplies dry up and now is being forced to relocate. READ MORE

20 Nov 2014

In Romania, Highway Boom Poses Looming Threat to Bears

by ALASTAIR BLAND
Romania, one of Europe’s poorest nations, badly needs a modern highway system. But conservationists warn that unless the movements of wildlife are accommodated, a planned boom in road construction could threaten one of the continent’s last large brown bear populations. READ MORE

07 Jul 2014

In China’s Heartland, A Toxic Trail Leads from Factories to Fields to Food

by HE GUANGWEI
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22 May 2014

Putting San Francisco On the Road to Zero Waste

by CHERYL KATZ
For two decades, Jack Macy has spearheaded San Francisco’s efforts to become a global leader in recycling. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, he talks about how San Francisco has engaged the public in a recycling crusade that has resulted in the city reusing or composting 80 percent of its garbage. READ MORE

08 May 2014

In New Delhi, A Rough Road For Bus Rapid Transit Systems

by MIKE IVES
High-speed bus systems in crowded urban areas have taken off from Brazil to China, but introducing this form of mass transit to the teeming Indian capital of New Delhi has proven to be a vexing challenge. READ MORE

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e360 digest

13 May 2015: Car Travel Is Six Times More Expensive Than Bicycling, Study Finds

06 May 2015: Backyard Bird Feeders May Put Native Species at a Disadvantage, Study Says

13 Apr 2015: Public Transportation Spending Varies With Income and Geography in the U.S.

07 Apr 2015: Nationwide Vehicle Emissions Database Could Help Cities Curb CO2

24 Mar 2015: Extreme Forest Fragmentation Documented in Comprehensive New Study

19 Mar 2015: Electric Vehicles Keep Cities Cooler than Gas-Powered Cars, Study Says

17 Mar 2015: California Could Install Ample Solar Power Without Damaging Habitats

06 Mar 2015: Los Angeles City Council Says Vegetables Can Be Grown Along Sidewalks

24 Feb 2015: New Map Shows Background Noise Levels Across the United States

19 Feb 2015: New York City Set for Major Sea Level Rise By 2050, Report Concludes


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