A new agreement signed this week by all three governments creates an international committee to collaborate on wilderness management.
Nov 16, 2009 WorldChanging
Alex Steffen weighs the challenges of Transition Towns and, instead, advocates for bright green, optimistic democracy.
Oct 30, 2009 WorldChanging
What does Main Street America look like today? A journalist, a public radio producer, and two Harvard PhD students set out to visit actual Main Streets across the country to find out.
Oct 26, 2009 WorldChanging
A new study from the University of Leeds claims that drivers are more careful and leave more room for bikers when there is no bike lane.
Sep 14, 2009 WorldChanging
Writer Colin Beavan set a goal for his family to live a year in New York with no impact on the environment. A new documentary film follows their travails as meat, cosmetics, and trash bags get packed away.
Aug 10, 2009 WorldChanging
As people move to cities and the outer suburbs begin to become more desolate, what will become of them? WorldChanging envisions the suburbs as the next frontier.
Aug 3, 2009 WorldChanging
This piece from <em>Worldchanging</em> takes an in-depth look at the competition to redesign metropolitan Paris for the year 2030.
Jul 29, 2009 WorldChanging
Rebuilding is underway in New Orleans. But not with huge conglomerates running the show. Most of the work is being done by non-profits, startups and other community-based organizations.
Jul 28, 2009 WorldChanging
In Jackson, Wyoming, a restaurant is a taqueria by day and a Nepalese restaurant in the evenings. Why isn't this sort of space sharing a more common solution to using urban spaces?
Jul 26, 2009 WorldChanging
<em>Worldchanging</em>'s Alex Steffen looks at the recent city rankings compiled by the Natural Resources Defense Council and says the method of measurement doesn't really prove how sustainable a place is -- or how it's improving.
Jul 20, 2009 WorldChanging