Urbanisation

Healthy City Urban Greening

Healthy City | Implication of public health and environment protection

The need for healthy city is aggravated by growth and development that is largely unplanned, uncontrolled and chronically under-financed.The distinction between rural and urban areas is usually relatively unproblematic and generally related to degree of development. However, among professionals this distinction has been focused for some time, with efforts being made to develop various criteria to …

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NIMBY: Not In My Backyard | Opposition by local residents

NIMBY: Not In My Backyard | Opposition by local residents

Opposition by locals – the origin of “NIMBY” NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard) is a widely used but lesser known acronym. Used by residents of an area and the concerned development agencies. This term is believed to be first used in 1980 in the Christian Science Monitor, an international news organization however its use in …

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