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Love white bait?

Whitebait season is upon us.  And around the country people are relishing the thought of delicious whitebait patties, while others are dreading the thought, knowing full well that these tiny critters are under threat of extinction. 108 more words

Living Landscapes

Green Infrastructure in New Haven: Bioswales and the West River

During World Water Week last week, we spent a lot of time thinking about how smart management of stormwater is a key part of building sustainable communities for the future. 580 more words

Sewage & Stormwater

Bringing back the birds to the Hauraki Plains

Students at Netherton Primary have initiated a vision to ‘bring back the birds’ to the Hauraki Plains. A milestone was realized this year when children planted out the first of the native trees that they had grown themselves in kahikatea remnant on a local farm. 369 more words

For Teachers

Tigers and Rivers and Rain Gardens, Oh My! Green Infrastructure on the Pequonnock River

It’s World Water Week 2016 and thought leaders from around the world are gathered in Stockholm, Sweden, for the annual collaborative water conference. Designed as a place for innovators and decision makers to share ideas and develop solutions to the world’s water-related challenges, this year’s conference focuses on water for sustainable growth. 1,095 more words

Sewage & Stormwater

Government, private sector tackle quality of old houses

“ECCP and Republic Cement, a CRH-Aboitiz company, both vowed to work with the government in not only helping address the growing housing backlog but also concerns on sustainability.” 278 more words

Philippine Real Estate News

Introducing the blog

This is my (Carolyn Kagan’s) blog, speaking out for social justice and a sustainable, flourishing future. I have recently retired from a lifetime as a scholar-activist, based in a university (Manchester Metropolitan University) and am continuing to work on various topics, all linked to sustainable and flourishing futures. 862 more words