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Botanic gardens around the world maintain collections of living plants for science, conservation, education, beauty and more.
This video from the 6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress features Cristián Samper who joined WCS as President and Chief Executive Officer of WCS in August 2012.
The triple bottom line refers to economic, environmental, and social value of an investment and is related to the concept of sustainable development.
When city leaders and business leaders collaborate, it can lead to a virtuous circle through which initial resilience actions by cities lead to actions by businesses that lead to further action by cities.
Ten years ago the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria embarked on an ambitious project to collect, treat and distribute storm water from the catchment within and around the botanic garden.
The Joint Fire Science Program (JSFP) is an interagency research partnership between the U.S. Department of Interior and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The National Evaluation of the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) aims to assess the processes and outcomes of fifteen regional Fire Science Exchanges (Exchanges) and Exchanges’ programming at the aggregate national level.
This document is aimed at communities and organizations responsible for management of coastal zones, their risks and resources, and offers the benefit of a wide range of experience from around the world.
How to scale (“pathways”), whom to involve (“partnerships”), and retention of program quality (“fidelity”) are three strategic decisions that can be critical to the scale up of beneficial social programs in societies.
Accelerating Building Efficiency: Eight Actions for Urban Leaders provides a path forward to deliver better buildings before cities “lock in” decades of inefficiency—taking this path will be key to meeting our global sustainable development goa