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Rising from the Rubble: Green Opportunities

As the earthquake rescue and recovery comes to an end, Christchurch is shifting its attention to reconstruction. Given the scale of damage wrought by a series of earthquakes, the city is faced with big questions about its future form. Initial estimates suggest that up to half of the inner city will have to be demolished. …

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Canada’s boreal forest pulled in different directions by Pew study, Japan earthquake

Canada's wetlands. (Image by: Chad Delany, Pew)

Canada’s boreal forest is in the news again this week with a study released yesterday by the Pew Environment Group. But while the Pew study argues that the preservation of the forest remains a top global priority, the Canadian timber industry may see a spike in demand for wood from Japan when it begins the …

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