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My dad was an environmental engineer that worked for the government in groundwater issues, specifically nonpoint source pollution. My siblings and I all share memories of more than a few tours of water treatment plants on family holidays. Growing up … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing Ecosystem Services Certification

I recently read the report by CIFOR on Ecosystem Services Certification. The problem with certification seems to be finding a system that is not easy to cheat but also affordable enough for smaller players to participate. A certification system like … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy in Christchurch

Jeff and I had the opportunity to tour Windflow. They are a Christchurch company producing wind turbines with a unique design. The main difference is that the turbine only has two blades. The two-bladed design permits it to rock on … Continue reading

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