Originally Published by The Ecologist – Kate Houghton explains why Smart Growth, rather than a revival in garden cities, could have an important role to play in tackling current environmental as well as social challenges.
– Renowned for its cuisine and chefs and as a global hub of the energy industry, New Orleans this week hosts the 245th National Meeting Exposition of the American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society.
– A solar prominence began to bow out and the broke apart in a graceful, floating style in a little less than four hours (Mar. 16, 2013).
– A deep rumble produced by the great Tohoku earthquake in Japan two years ago was sensed by a satellite circling the Earth, scientists say.
– Already visible in the Southern Hemisphere. In March, Comet PANSTARRS should come into view for northern skywatchers. Viewing guide here.