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Step 2: Identifying Barriers and Benefits

From: Fostering Sustainable Behavior

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Uncovering barriers and benefits involves four steps. 1) Begin by reviewing relevant articles and reports. 2) Following this review, carry out observations of people engaging in the behavior you … 20 $0.40 Add
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Placemaking for Community

From: Common Threads

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A “working landscape” in the city can be planned for use by the people who live there. Newly articulated land use options coupled with accessing the green waste from both invasive … 32 $3.20 Add
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Step 3: Developing Strategies

From: Fostering Sustainable Behavior

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This chapter will provide an overview of how to design effective strategies. Developing a community-based social marketing strategy involves addressing two behaviors simultaneously: 1) the … 4 $0.40 Add
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Biodiversity: Getting it Under Your Skin

From: Secret Life of Your Microbiome

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Humans often need to see threats to the environment, and, by extension to their health and survival. Progressive losses over time can dilute urgency and awareness. So can progressive gains. One … ; 24 $2.40 Add
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Enclosures of Public Spaces and Infrastructure

From: Think Like a Commoner

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The city is one of the most fiercely contested arenas for market enclosures. Public squares, parks, walkways, sports arenas and the very face and identity of a city are being taken over by a cozy … 10 $1.00 Add
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Seeking Strategic Pathways to Energy Sufficiency

From: Resilience Imperative

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Our energy diet has put us between a rock and a hot place. On one hand, we are hooked on oil and demand is increasing. On the other hand, if we do not radically reduce our fossil-fuel use, we … ; 19 $1.90 Add
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Step 3: Developing Strategies – Self-Perception Theory

Commitment: From Good Intentions to Action

From: Fostering Sustainable Behavior

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Self-Perception Theory intriguingly suggests that if we can provide opportunities for people to engage in sustainable behaviors conveniently, the very act of engaging in those behaviors will … 18 $0.18 Add
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Your Microbial Orchestra

From: Secret Life of Your Microbiome

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Microbes have been with humans for every step of our evolutionary journey. Symbiosis describes living in close proximity with mutual advantage — an apt description of our relationship with … ; 39 $3.90 Add
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Water Use in the Home

From: Dry Run

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Let’s take a look now at residential water use, something that most of us are quite familiar with. The sources of water use inside the home with almost 60 percent goes for shower, toilet … 17 $1.70 Add
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Part 2: Sustainable Community Building Blocks

Transportation Planning and Traffic Management

From: Toward Sustainable Communities

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Unsustainable transport systems not only are a major contributor to atmosphere change, but also lead to increasing congestion, longer commuting times, increasing demands for shorter work hours to … 19 $1.90 Add
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Part 2: Sustainable Community Building Blocks

Land Use and Urban Form

From: Toward Sustainable Communities

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Sustainable land use can help invigorate communities, and provide considerable environmental, economic, social, and cultural benefits. Redeveloping and reusing existing buildings and land can … 21 $2.10 Add