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Interview with Koichi Paul Nii PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 05 July 2007
In the first of a series of interviews, Koichi Paul Nii, the co-founder of Unsprawl.net, talks with Unsprawl about how he was introduced to the design and development of Artificial Land concepts. Future interviews in the  series will explore such topics as design, technologies, environmental benefits, and social impact.

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Tuesday, 03 July 2007

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More than Half of the World living in Cities by 2008 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 27 June 2007

From the New York Times
By Celia W. Dugger – June 27, 2007

By next year, more than half the world’s population, 3.3 billion people, will for the first time live in towns and cities, a number expected to swell to almost 5 billion by 2030, according to a United Nations Population Fund report released today.

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India’s Farmers Reject Big Business, Land is More Important than Money. PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 19 June 2007

Anuj Chopra, Chronicle Foreign Service
Monday, June 18, 2007

(06-18) 04:00 PDT Malegharwadi, India -- Under a scorching sun, Kiran Mhatre toils in a rice paddy before the onset of annual monsoon rains. The mercury rises to a searing 105 degrees, but Mhatre works tirelessly. The harvest from his 3 acres of land will feed his family of five for the rest of the year.

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City Growth is Reducing Rainfall PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 11 June 2007

By Jim Giles – NewScientist.com news service

The extraordinary growth of China's cities is changing regional climate and reducing rainfall, say researchers.

The region around Hong Kong, known as the Pearl River Delta, is experiencing extraordinary urbanisation: in the nine years from 1988 to 1996, urban areas expand by 300%. And that growth is leaving its mark on the region's rainfall patterns.

 

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