Browsing Archive: May, 2014

Top 10 Reused Industrial Landscapes

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Sunday, May 11, 2014, In : Activities and Proposals 
Advancements in ecology and environmental studies have been particularly prevalent over the past few years. We recycle waste on a daily basis in the hopes of preventing past mistakes, because decades ago we did not understand the full extent of pollution. In the spirit of reusing waste, we have adapted contaminated sites to become useful once again through many means of cleansing and renovating the soil and surrounding structures.

Here is a list containing some industrial landscapes that, hel...
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Rewilding a City: The Vancouver Example

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Monday, May 5, 2014, In : Sustainable cities 
From sustainablecitiescollective.com.

As a relatively young, modern city nestled between the North Shore mountains and surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, it is not hard to imagine Vancouver’s wild roots.



Even today, black bears still roam people’s backyards on the city’s North Shore, bald eagles nest around the University of British Columbia and whales have been spotted in False Creek on several occasions in the last few years - just last weekend, 100 dolphins and 15 orcas were spotted in H...

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