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  • Do you ever wonder what it would take for everyone to live in such a way that we could stop global warming? The Paris Agreement (UNFCC 2018) set an aspirational climate stabilization goal at 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. A new report is open...


A new UN report highlights the importance of landscape connectivity to biodiversity. The #EcocityStandards recognises that contiguous habitat areas are necessary for ecological integrity. #Ecocity2019 https://t.co/OUO2t6EsW2
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75 % of the earth’s land surface has been modified, breaking it into smaller pieces. Consequently, mammals & other species move less than 1/2 the distance. Fragmentation can lead to their extinction. Connectivity is the key in preserving #biodiversity 👉 https://t.co/Wq6tgrDo7v https://t.co/zO7t10LOzl

We are delighted to introduce @TesiccaT as one of our speakers at the Ecocity World Summit 2019! She is a co-founder and co-director of @cityhivevan

Tesicca is a #sustainability activist, a serial change-maker and an engagement innovation. https://t.co/wmjKRd0iLB #Ecocity2019 https://t.co/pxDsea64lb
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A socially just and ecologically sustainable city recognizes indigenous peoples rights to resources. Happy #IndigenousPeoplesDay. #Ecocity2019 #NIPDCanada

Join your local community to celebrate today!

Take advantage of the early bird extension!

Save up to $300 when you register by June 28, 2019. Join over 1,000 industry leader from around the world to hear about the latest ideas and solutions to urban sustainability challenges. Register: https://t.co/0wbjIcf4al #Ecocity2019 https://t.co/YityYW8BPs
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Urbinsight connects communities with web-based mapping tools designed to explore and measure holistic urban health.

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A Global Data Initiative
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A forum for in-depth exploration of particular themes in relation to building cities in balance with nature.

Focus Labs

A Forum for In-Depth Exploration
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A knowledge portal on sustainable urbanism featuring articles and columns by ecocity experts and enthusiasts.

Ecocities Emerging

The Ecocity Builders Journal
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A practical methodology for assessing and guiding progress towards an ecologically-restorative human civilization.

Ecocity Standards

Assessing Ecocity Conditions

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Congratulations to all the successful @ecocity2019 program presenters. You are the change-makers we need to achieve the #SDGs #WorldEnvironmentDay #Ecocity2019

So glad Jan Gehl @citiesforpeople is getting the attention he deserves. It's really no rocket science — just redefine Level of Service to keep humans moving — and many cities have (re)caught on to it. #EcocityStandards #UrbanDesign #AccessByProximity https://t.co/RVs8JFlj5q

#ecocities are part of the #climateaction solution. Join us @ecocity2019 with some of the world’s forefront leaders transforming cities for 1.5 degree Celsius stability through #lowcarbonlifestyles. #stepup for #climatechange. Registration opens January 2019. #ecocity2019 https://t.co/sAby0kG9tg EcocityBuilder photo
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Greetings on #WorldEnvironmentDay. We are pleased to announce the @ecocity2019 conference program is posted today: http://ecocity2019.com/conference-program/ #ecocity2019

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This post message comes via Nairobi, Kenya, where #Ecocity2019 convener Dr. Jennie Moore is attending the UN Habitat 1st Assembly and conducting a workshop in partnership with #EcocityBuilders.

"I had the great honour of meeting Maimunah Mohd-Sharif, Executive Director of UN Habitat...

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For our Spanish speaking followers. An exchange of information and technology from the United States and Peru for the sustainable management of water resources. This is a live stream of the final event/presentations that close the webinar/professional development training series. It is facilitated by Ecocity Builders in partnership with Pontificia...

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#TransmisiónEnvivo: Evento final Serie de webinars: "Intercambio de información y tecnología de los EEUU y Perú para la gestión sostenible de los recursos hídricos" - 1er. bloque: Institucionalidad: actores y gobernanza. Descargar programa aquí: http://bit.ly/2X0U0JF
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Breaking news from Nepal!

Lalitpur Metropolitan City Mayor Chiri Babu Maharjan will implement the Lalitpur Cycle Lane Project starting immediately.

With much dedication, determination and working late nights, the newly formed Nepal Cycle Society has made a giant first step towards a cycle-friendly...

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