The supply of fresh potable water is an issue that continues to generate considerable media attention. We investigate the principle causes of water shortages and looks at positive actions that can be taken to mitigate the problem.
Marloes Reinink highlights a number of strategies for developing sustainable cities that enhance liveability, create economic opportunities and foster environmental responsibility through a pragmatic vision and design excellence.
As an urbanizing consumer society, the amount of waste we produce is growing significantly with the result that our landfill spaces are filling up and our municipal waste services will become more expensive as time goes on. Zendré Compion investigates.