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Sustainable Urban Living

Page history last edited by Gillian westerman 3 years, 8 months ago

Attempts can be made to ensure urban living is sustainable


Sustainable:  'meeting the needs of the present, without compromising the needs of future generations' - so what does this mean for cities?


TASK 1:  to what extent can this be achieved? Word document to start you off!


TASK 2: Curitiba is a well known example of model for a sustainable city - it is in Brazil!  There are some links :   WATCH THIS and here is a detailed summary (word doc!) -


Describe the features of Curitiba that make it a sustainable city


Some  extra links to research:


An overview from BBC Bitesize


The World's most sustainable cities


Select an article from The Guardian's Sustainable City Pages and write a summary of it!


What makes a community sustainable?


The UK Government's plans forEco-towns  -  



More examples?  On  your bike!






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