Monthly Archives: December 2013

Sustainability at the Georgia Aquarium

The Aquarium at Atlanta, Georgia is the largest Aquarium in the world. The world’s largest aquarium with 8 million gallons of fresh and marine water, and more than 100000 animals representing 500 species from around the globe.   Advertisements

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Maker Park: The future of innovation and education – From idea to reality

The idea of hands-on teaching is not something new. But to have one that focus on Green infrastructure and mainly on Green Stormwater Infrastructures is. The Maker Park initiative is one of such that is based in Philadelphia. Boris, a … Continue reading

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A Green Infrastructure Walking Tour: The UC District in Philadelphia – A Student Project

Students from the course, “Green City, Clean Water” presented their final project today and one group of students presented on their project on a Green walking tour. The Philadelphia Water Department already has a website call the Big Green Map. … Continue reading

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P.R. West – Water Sector Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)

Are there any commonalities that can be identified among countries in sub-Saharan Africa that are top performers in the WASH sector? Among the weakest performers. Is there a model or framework that can fit these countries?

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Laura Draucker on GHG Protocol: How standards and tools drive corporate action on climate change

The importance of GHGP and the impact that it has and continue to have on corporations in the world is not something that can simply be catalogued. Just how important is the GHGP? The World Resources Institute’s Senior Associate of … Continue reading

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A comparative analysis of legal and institutional frameworks for sanitation in Colombia and Brazil – Presentation by Emily Hosek

  While spending a summer in Rio, Emily found the condition of water sanitation even in the city to be quite limiting. In her presentation she mentioned how limited the research resources were. The transparency in both countries was weak … Continue reading

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Lesson from 20 years ago – D.C. and cryptospordiosis

20 years ago this month (Dec 1993), the then Acting Regional Administration of the Environmental Agency Region 2, Stanley Laskowski, who currently teaches at University of Pennsylvania, Department of Earth and Environmental Science recalls the situation and how scary it … Continue reading

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