Monthly Archives: October 2011

World’s largest shark sanctuary created

The Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean is to ban shark fishing and trade in shark products throughout its waters, creating a sanctuary roughly eight times the size of the UK.The Marshall Islands archipelago is home to just 68,000 people, … Continue reading

Posted in BIODIVERSITY | Leave a comment

City is going to village:Gautam Bhatia in TOI

As expanding metros swamp villages on their way, the solution to a crisis waiting to explode perhaps lies in designing cities explicitly for the rural areas Half the world’s population lives in cities. Of the three billion urban dwellers, one … Continue reading

Posted in Urban Studies | 3 Comments

12 Green Design Trends in Campuses

Guest post by Jasmine Hall Despite the struggling economy, green and sustainable practices are popular just about everywhere, from the average home to college campuses. While many of these solutions require a bigger investment up front, the savings they promise … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Post, Learning Initiative, Learning Institutes | 1 Comment