EcoLocalizer logo EcoLocalizer

  • Global Approaches to Urban Regional Planning

    8:20am By Carolyn Fortuna
    A new study from Nature argues that urban regional planning will be necessary to absorb a 1.1 billion person population growth by the year The post Global Approaches to Urban Regional Planning appeared first on EcoLocalizer.
  • New Home Efficiency Self-Auditing Tool Allows you to find LEDs for your Home

    Thu 5:38pm By Scott Cooney
    Here at Ecolocalizer, we love to help you live greener and healthier, make your community more resilient, and improve lives. It’s a job we love! Living green means many things, like buying locally grown food, exploring alternative transportation, visiting…
  • Teaching Urban Children to Eat Green

    Tue 9:17am By Carolyn Fortuna
    Urban children need to eat more fruits and vegetables. Many programs around the world try to inspire urban kids to eat green The post Teaching Urban Children to Eat Green appeared first on EcoLocalizer.
  • Green Economy Bond: An Urban/ Rural Investment

    Sat 11:16am By Carolyn Fortuna
    Rhode Island's Green Economy Bond will be on the November ballot. Voters will decide if further funding to enhance an urban/ rural balance is worth the investment The post Green Economy Bond: An Urban/ Rural Investment appeared first on EcoLocalizer.
  • Urban Spaces, Global Ideas, and the Silencing of Sait Tuzel

    Sep 21, 2016, 6:12 am By Carolyn Fortuna
    Urban spaces often inspire citizens to seek better lives. Sait Tuzel, a Turkish scholar, used digital and media literacy to teach language arts. He's been in prison as a result since August…
  • Make Your Small Urban Backyard an Oasis

    Sep 7, 2016, 5:44 am By Carolyn Fortuna
    A small urban backyard can become a green oasis with strategic planning and interesting design features The post Make Your Small Urban Backyard an Oasis appeared first on EcoLocalizer.
  • What’s Cycling Got to Do with Digital Literacy?

    Aug 31, 2016, 1:16 pm By Carolyn Fortuna
    Without access to digital tools, many Philadelphians couldn’t participate in a local bikeshare program.  A program to boost digital literacy changed that The post What’s Cycling Got to Do with Digital Literacy? appeared first on EcoLocalizer.
  • Hip-Hop and a Sense of Urban Place

    Aug 27, 2016, 10:22 am By Carolyn Fortuna
    Hip-hop is a multi-billion dollar industry with roots in poor urban planning. So says Hip Hop and Architecture scholar Michael Ford The post Hip-Hop and a Sense of Urban Place appeared first on EcoLocalizer.
  • Solar Sheep to the Rescue!

    Aug 24, 2016, 9:51 pm By Carolyn Fortuna
    Many solar farm designers didn’t plan for the high grasses that would grow up and block precious sunlight from solar panels.  The solution? Solar sheep!  Here’s an eco-business that’s new, different, and in demand.…
  • Rio Olympics: Sustainability Goals Not Met

    Aug 22, 2016, 8:38 pm By Carolyn Fortuna
    The Rio 2016 closing ceremonies are over.  But is Brazil’s Special Committee on the Environment ready to close its books on its Green Games initiatives The post Rio Olympics: Sustainability Goals Not Met appeared first on EcoLocalizer.
  • Vertical Gardens for Urban Areas

    Aug 16, 2016, 7:06 am By Carolyn Fortuna
    If you have only a small exterior space for growing plants and flowers, why not try a vertical garden The post Vertical Gardens for Urban Areas appeared first on EcoLocalizer.
  • Environmental Literacy Initiatives for Urban Kids

    Aug 12, 2016, 8:08 pm By Carolyn Fortuna
    Environmental literacy programs often target urban kids to inspire connections to the natural world. The post Environmental Literacy Initiatives for Urban Kids appeared first on EcoLocalizer.
Welcome to EcoTopical Your daily eco-friendly green news aggregator.

Leaf through planet Earths environmental headlines in one convenient place. Read, share and discover the latest on ecology, science and green living from the web's most popular sites.