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Dealing with seasonal rains in India

The floods that occurred in Chennai a couple of weeks back has had many negative impacts on the lives of people. And not just that it even cost many lives in the area. 374 more words

Sustainable Communities

Re-branding “older people”

Last night Sarah Rochira, The Older People’s Commissioner in Wales, was our lead contributor at our #supperconversationatffresh.

Absolutely passionate about her cause, she spoke with great clarity and purpose, totally focused on how she can and wishes to make a difference to the well being, care and quality of life of older people in Wales. 1,012 more words


Chennai floods - a result of unrestrained construction?

Chennai, a city located on the high energy coast facing the Bay of Bengal, is  is no stranger to heavy rains and cyclonic storms. Chennai has experienced particularly heavy rains roughly once every 10 years – 1969, 1976, 1985, 1996, 1998, 2005, 2015. 597 more words

SES Fall 2015 Blogs

Benches for everyone: solitude in public, sociability for free.

Clare Rishbeth

“You can smoke out here, you can shout, and do what you like as no-one is telling you what to do… this is your own little bench… no-one should be able to tell you what to do if you’re sitting on a bench.” 974 more words

Landscape Designs

Wurst Bar in Baltimore: Snake Hill Grill Brings Artisan Sausages and Craft Beer to Revitalizing Highlandtown with Hogan Administration Support

BALTIMORE – The perfect pairing of sausages and beer comes to Baltimore’s historic Highlandtown community with the debut of Snake Hill Grill. Located across from the building that once housed Haussner’s Restaurant, the renovation of the Snake Hill Grill’s new home was made possible with a $102,000 loan through the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s… 289 more words

Community Development

Floating Windfarm

The United Kingdom’s first floating wind-farm project is all set to begin in 2016. Hywind Scotland project will see deployment of five floating turbines off coast of Peterhead, capable of powering 20,000 homes.  376 more words

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