Environmental Planning Articles

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High volume Fly Ash for Texas parks building

by Headwaters, Inc.  (Mar. 19, 2015)

Before construction began on the new park headquarters building at Lake Somerville State Park, the Texas Parks & Wildlife Administration decided it had a great opportunity to get involved with sustainable building practices. Using High Volume Fly Ash (HVFA) in concrete structures at the site was one of the main sustainable building components ...

Corporate social responsibility of regional institutions: save water and money with an ecological economics perspective in a climate change context

by IWA Publishing  (Mar. 17, 2015)

As ecological economic fundamentalists argue, we need a new paradigm for changing current global economic system basics. The real problem is that the limits of ecological economics are based on unrealistic or utopian objectives in the proposed research frameworks. Taking this problem into account, present research demonstrates that the ...

Open Innovation for Sustainable Tourism

by econcept, Agency for Sustainable Design  (Mar. 12, 2015)

Open innovation challenge for flightless travel needs great ideas and solutions, such as preferring local tourism offers, making travel with more sustainable means of transportation more attractive etc. Fluglos Glücklich is in search of ways to make flightless travel more appealing. We need new ideas for flightless tourism offers, ...

Reframing economic policy towards sustainability

by Inderscience Publishers  (Mar. 2, 2015)

Over the last quarter century, since the Brundtland Commission proposed their definition of 'sustainable development', the dialogue about sustainability has failed to reduce the threat that human activities pose to the global ecosystem. The time has come to question deep–rooted assumptions, including the role of economics. In this paper, ...

Environmental valuation and environmetrics for sustainability in Malaysia

by Inderscience Publishers  (Mar. 2, 2015)

Environmental valuation is used to monetise non–priced green goods and services. This paper argues that this pricing exercise is a useful tool to reflect such relative values to inform and facilitate sustainable policies and green economies. The application could be used in valuing solid waste management, climate change, food security, green ...

Animation: Reducing floods and land slides in the Philippines

by Wetlands International  (Feb. 26, 2015)

The Red Cross, CARE Netherlands and Wetlands International have joined forces to work on disaster prevention and preparedness in the Agusan Delta in the South of the Philippines. Because we truly want to reduce the chance and impact of disasters, we do not only address the problems in the village, but also assess land and water management and use ...

Land Management through Vertical Development - To avoid Adverse Environmental Impact on Earth

by Zeeruk International Pvt ltd  (Feb. 25, 2015)

LAND MANAGEMENT THROUGH VERTICAL DEVELOPMENT - TO AVOID ADVERSE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ON EARTH. Land Management is very import subject which needs attention all the time, and mostly land defined as a physical entity in terms of its topography and spatial nature; a broader integrative view also includes natural resources: the soils, minerals, water ...

KMI to Unveil Next Generation of EHS Software Designed to Engage End Users at 2015 NAEM EHS and Sustainability Software Conference

by Knowledge Management Innovations, Ltd. (KMI)  (Feb. 23, 2015)

TORONTO (February 23, 2015) — KMI, the leading provider of EHS Management Information Systems, announced that it will unveil version 5 (v5) of the KMI EHS Software Suite at the 2015 NAEM EHS and Sustainability Software Conference. The biannual conference is the premier event for corporate EHS and sustainability leaders evaluating management ...

An applied research analysis of telework programmes as an environmentally friendly policy and a viable sustainability development leadership practice

by Inderscience Publishers  (Feb. 23, 2015)

This article discusses telework as an environmentally friendly policy and its role as a convenient way for governments and businesses to encourage sustainable development leadership practices as effective employee retention and recruiting tools. Telework is a technological advancement, which allows employees to work in approximation to their home ...

BS4142 Noise Impact Guidelines Are Beefed Up

by Cirrus Environmental  (Feb. 13, 2015)

There has been an interesting update come across my desk this week relating to the BS4142 noise impact guidelines. Now, that may not sound the most exciting update in the world but for anyone who works in environmental noise, planning or development they need to sit up and take note. The British Standard (BS) 4142 guidelines currently ...

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