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Ecotourism is nature-based tourism that includes environmental education and awareness programs and is conducted by the principles of environmental sustainability. National Ecotourism Strategy Australia, Department of Tourism, Canberra, 1992. Why is ecotourism growing in popularity worldwide? The greatest volume of demand for nature tourism in the countries that supply tourists is noted in North America […]

Environmental health is the study of how environmental factors can harm human health and how to identify, prevent, and control such effects. (University of Washington) The influence of the environment on human health is quite significant. Many diseases arise from atmospheric pollution, poor drinking water, and consumption of chemically treated food. Health depends 50% on […]

Green building – an environmentally sustainable building, designed, constructed, and operated to minimize the total environmental impacts. The ideology of green, positive or sustainable construction appeared in the United States and Western Europe back in the late 1970s, in the 1990s it gained particular popularity largely due to the famous UN conference in Rio de […]

Sustainability – the maintenance and betterment of the ecological, social, and economic health of a city. “Sustainability” is a completely new model for the use of resources and the interaction between man and nature. The main goal is to build a new innovative environment with a society that cares about the environment. Sustainable development is […]

A low-carbon city reduces its carbon footprint by focusing on renewable energy and mitigation measures. The “green” aspects of comprehensive stimulus programs Like all government plans for social and economic revitalization at all levels, comprehensive incentive programs are designed to help decarbonize cities. Urban investments can promote compact, integrated, multipurpose cities that reduce the distance […]

Environmental racism is the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards on people of color. Environmental racism is a term coined by the environmental justice movement. It also has its origins in the United States throughout the 1970s and 1980s. The term is generally used to describe environmental injustices that occur in racial contexts, both in practice […]

Health disparities are preventable differences in the burden of disease,injury, violence, or opportunities to achieve optimal health that are experienced by people who have historically been made vulnerable by policies set by local, state, and federal institutions. Populations can be defined by factors such as race or ethnicity, gender, education or income, disability, geographic location, […]

Urban ecology is the scientific study of the relation of living organisms with each other and their surroundings in the context of an urban environment. CITY ECOLOGY is the science of creating favorable conditions for human life in the city, which is achieved by landscaping, reducing and controlling pollution, and using the principles of ecological […]

2022, 22-24 February In light of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, its impact on travel restrictions, and the physical distancing requirements through 2021…

A new version of Absurdystan study every year, since 2014. I collect my own experiences as well feedback from you, and apply changes.

Vienna

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Vienna is taking up global issues with flying colors, thanks to an innovative Smart City strategy. Browse strategy, mission and vision.

Berlin

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Berlin, Germany’s capital, dates to the 13th century. Reminders of the city’s turbulent 20th-century history include its Holocaust memorial and the Berlin Wall’s graffitied remains. Divided during the Cold War, its 18th-century Brandenburg Gate has become a symbol of reunification. The city’s also known for its art scene and modern landmarks like the gold-colored, swoop-roofed […]

Boston

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Smart City Boston is a leader in the global Vision Zero initiative to end serious traffic crashes.

Sydney

November 8, 2021 CITIES

The City of Sydney is experiencing rapid change. Our population is growing, the needs of our community and environment are intensifying and technological…

A General Plan is sometimes referred to as a “Master Plan” or “Comprehensive Plan.” It is a community’s general guide for making land-use decisions…

The strategic planning sectors have for the most part been determined by the Montreal Urban Planning and Development Plan. In addition to the city…

Dublin

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Dublin City provides a wealth of information to help if you are thinking about starting your own business, or have recently done so. The first part…

Kigali

November 8, 2021 CITIES

The City of Kigali is open and supports working with all spheres of our population. We value the contribution and role of the private sector in development.

The City of Stockholm has the very important task of reporting what is happening in Stockholm and the political decisions taken in the City Hall. We do…

Songdo

November 7, 2021 CITIES

The city of the future is networked, tuned in to the environment, livable, and interesting from an economic point of view.

Amsterdam

November 6, 2021 CITIES

Amsterdam Smart City realized through a partnership among businesses, authorities, research institutions, and the people.

Internet of Things (IoT), opening doors to a connected world. Tata Communications is at the forefront of IoT development in India…

Technocracy is a system of governance in which decision-makers of a particular social stratum of the technical elite and expert community…

Capitalism is an economic system of production and distribution based on private property, universal legal equality, and freedom of…

The state of Green is a not-for-profit, public-private partnership from Denmark. We foster relations with international stakeholders…

Smart Cities requires integrated management of the economic, social, and infrastructure aspect of urbanization with the use of advanced…

2021, November 16-18, Spain, Barcelona Smart City Expo World Congress comes back to Barcelona in November to celebrate a powerful hybrid edition from 16-18 November 2021.

EY smart city initiative considers needs of its people and stakeholders. While data drive efficiencies, to maximize needs of stakeholders.

Atos Smart Cities incorporates Information and Communication Technology (ICT) into the city’s fabric for better citizens’ experience.

SAP Smart City concept says that government and the companies that serve the city’s citizens must undergo their own changes to keep up…

This requires a deeper, broader approach to technology—one that fuels innovation and provides scalability to address future demands.

IBM’s Smart Cities management key functions: city services, citizens, business, transport, communication, water, and energy.

Sensor data and high-tech command centers promised a revolutionary new way to manage complex operations and automate infrastructure systems.

Renewable energy is a practical, affordable solution to our electricity needs. Simply, by ramping up renewable energy. Renewable energy—wind, solar, geothermal, hydroelectric, and biomass. These energies provide substantial benefits for our climate, our health, and our economy. Each source of renewable energy has unique benefits and costs. Cut global warming emissions by green-powered cities Human […]

1-2 October 2020 Amsterdam Survive, Sustain, and Scale. Stay ahead of the future, Adapt to survive, Enjoy new algorithms that expanding the Canvas on TNW Smart Conference.

2020 September 23 Brussels, Explore how an innovative cloud strategy can increase your business! Join this conference and discover the many benefits of the Cloud! Discover the best…

22-24 September 2020 Stavanger, Norway Nordic Edge aims to be one of Europe´s most important arenas for knowledge exchange and inspiration to creators of smarter businesses, cities,…

9-10 June 2020 London, UK Smart Transportation & Mobility brings together automakers, tier 1 suppliers, insurers, and technology providers to unite the expanding ecosystem…

2-4 June 2020 Washington (DC), USA an annual event that represents a global convening of black swans and wayward thinkers. Where most bring together luminaries to explore the big…

“How Big Oil Made The World” is the amazing contribution of investigative journalism by James Corbett on the operations of John D. Rockefeller and the Rockefeller Foundation, which reveals their huge influence on the oil industry and in shaping and controlling the world as we know it.  Who is Rockefeller and how he interacts with all […]