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What Cities Need

Our world is changing—there is no doubt about it. There are seven billion people on our planet right now and over the next 60 years that number will jump to roughly nine billion. More than half of tho…

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Urban Strategies for a Changing Country

When we talk about urban trends and demographic changes, most of us know the story— there are 315 million people living in the United States and that number continues to grow. Globally, experts projec…

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A Smarter Way to Rebuild After Hurricanes

Seven short weeks ago, after days of storm warnings and evacuation orders, Hurricane Sandy slammed into the United States. The entire eastern seaboard, from Florida to Maine, was affected, as tropical…

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Water Conservation: The Tyranny of “Or”

I’ve spent the last 20 years in public service, with the last four in conservation, leading The Nature Conservancy in Texas. In that time, I’ve seen a lot of change—cell phones have replaced wall phon…

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Urban Conservation: The Key to Our Future

By Laura Huffman, The Nature Conservancy I was born and raised in the heart of the Lone Star State — Austin. And in my [redacted] number of years there, the city has morphed incredibly: The suburbs…

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Joe Baker, Care2

Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

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