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Recent Aerial Photo of Istanbul's Third Bridge Project

Istanbul’s third bridge project over Bosphorus stretches all the way along the Northern Forest of the city. The unprecedented ecological catastrophe is impossible to hide as the recent image below demonstrates. 23 more words

Crimes Against The City

Environmental Sociology class completes spring tasks

IPFW’s Dr. Sherrie Steiner and her Environmental Sociology students completed their initial investigation into industrial sites and environmental hazards in Blackford County, 50 miles south of Fort Wayne. 155 more words

Sustainable Living

What’s the point of urban ecology?

Posted by Margaret Stanley @mc_stanley1

What’s the point of urban ecology? This is a question I get asked a lot. Many ecologists believe ‘real ecological research’ occurs outside of city boundaries, preferably the further the better from a city. 620 more words

People + nature in cities: The Urban Environmental Stewardship Conference

Today I have the pleasure of attending The Urban Environmental Stewardship Conference 2015 at the University of Maryland. The event is co-sponsored by a coalition of agencies, organizations, and institutions engaged in urban socio-ecological research. 286 more words


Earth Day at Eagle Marsh April 26 1-5

Our city’s largest Earth Day event. Celebrate Earth Day and Little river Wetland Project’s 25th anniversary. Booths showcasing the conservation work of local businesses and environmental groups, birds of prey from Soarin’ Hawk Raptor Rehab, presentations on nature topics, interactive nature education stations, children’s activities, and more. 39 more words