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Zain debuts social media awareness campaign to support the United Nations’ 17 Global Sustainable Development goals

Zain Group, a leading mobile technology innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, has unveiled an awareness campaign across all of its social media channels to support key aspects of the United Nations’ outlook for 2030, and Global Goals for Sustainable Development. 526 more words

Research student puts tree loss to music

Despite spending countless hours of her PhD at Stanford making visits to remote stretches of Alaska, poring over yellow cedar measurements and photos and ultimately publishing her findings, Lauren Oakes was about to experience her data in a new way. 135 more words


Water sustainability graduate program coming to University of Iowa

 Jake Slobe | September 22, 2016

The University of Iowa recently won a $3 million grant to develop a Sustainable Water Development program for graduate students. 291 more words


BedZED Pt. 2: Designing for Kids and Community

The more I’ve researched and visited a range of sustainable housing projects from around the world the more I have come to the conclusion that the very best sustainable housing project have gone beyond just reducing the amount of energy and water each dwelling uses. 465 more words


University Sustainability Charter Committee welcomes new members

Jenna Ladd | September 21, 2016

The University of Iowa’s Office of Sustainability has welcomed new team members with a diverse set of skills and backgrounds to continue working toward the 2020 Sustainability Vision. 394 more words


BedZED: The Development that Redefined Sustainable Housing

Yesterday I got to fulfill a long-term dream to see first-hand one of the most ambitious and important sustainable housing projects on the planet – Beddington Zero Emissions Development, aka BedZED . 443 more words


France becomes first country to ban plastic plates, cups, and utensils

France just passed a law that says all plastic plates, cups, and utensils will be banned by 2020, and replacements will need to be made from biologically sourced materials that can be composted. 90 more words