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By Ernest Callenbach

A singular portraying a destiny ecologically sustainable society situated in what used to be previously the states of Washington, Oregon, and northern California. it's a hopeful imaginative and prescient of what business society needs to develop into whether it is to outlive, offered in news-story and diary access types. Callenbach supplies us a bright, finished, optimistic imaginative and prescient of what the earth's destiny may seem like, if those that care approximately sustainability had a say. hugely innovative, this much-loved e-book is while blessedly right down to earth. approximately one million copies were bought in 9 languages.

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Figs. 2, 3) illustrate the changes in the landscape from the spring rice planting season to summer growth. Visitors can also observe the rice fields closely via a network of paths through the rice paddy in summer. 6 F) Humidity | 62% 28 inhuangdao Forest Park | inhuangdao | China | Fig. 1 above | Fig. 2 | Fig. 3 | opposite Fig. 4 below right The network of abandoned fish farms was expanded to create wetlands accommodating seasonal rises in storm water levels. Where practical, some fishponds were made more accessible via boardwalks and platforms to provide the opportunity for sports fishing (Figs.

The interpretive signage is designed to create local interest in the native plants and their historical uses by the indigenous people of the region (Fig. 6). The vast array of natural materials and planting throughout the trail (next page) creates a safe haven for the native fauna returning to the restored landscape. 44 indsor Street Linear Trail | Adelaide | Australia | Fig. 6 above indsor Street Linear Trail | Adelaide | Australia | Fig. 7 above 45 Fig. 8. above | Fig. 9. below Fig. 10. above | Fig.

Parc Hydro-Quebec demonstrates that a major catalyst for change can come from a single instance of inspired design innovation. When the ideas are combined with a genuine political will to change, then the ecological path to improving the health of a city no longer has to be made from concrete. 50 Park Hydro uebec | ontreal | Canada | Fig. 4 above Fig. 5 below le t Fig. 6 below right Parc Hydro uebec | ontreal | Canada | Fig. net In the first half of the 21st century the world’s population is predicted to grow to 9 billion people.

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