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Planet Forward Correspondent | Northwestern University
A global advisor to the UN Global Compact Cities Programme gives her take on the future of urban sustainability on local, national and global levels.
University of Arizona Honors College
Rice seems simple, but its genetics are complex. Unlocking them could be the key to feeding Africa.
Fair Trade Recycling balances the concern about "externalizing" pollution to developing nations with the concept of the "tinkerer blessing", where reuse, repair and recycling is a way emerging markets do a better job of sustainability than we do.... Read More
Exports of "e-Waste" to emerging nations have been criticized or made illegal in some cases, because of toxic and unfair processes documented in some countries. At the same time, repair and reuse of electronics is very high, and considered a very... Read More
Urbanization is bad for the planet, right? Wrong. At least it doesn't have to be. Dr. Guanghua Wan of the Asian Development Bank presented research at George Washington University that shows positive effects of a growing urban population. With the... Read More