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By Dr. Jennie Moore

Ecocity Insights

Ecocity Builders hosts a knowledge portal on sustainable urbanism called Ecocities Emerging featuring articles in and around the international ecocity community. Dr. Jennie Moore has been writing articles about the International Ecocity Standards and other details of scientific evaluation of ecocities for the column Ecocity Insights since 2015:

Becoming a Biodiverse City: bridging the urban-rural divide

May 3, 2021

The International Ecocity Standards revolve around four pillars, and at the base is the pillar concerned with ecological imperatives for:...

Reconciling the Climate Emergency to the Reality of Cities as Dissipative Structures

March 31, 2021

Last April, Earth Day celebrated its 50th anniversary. Since its inception, the world has experienced massive change with more than...

Connecting Ocean Plastics to Cities: Exploring Responsible Resources/Materials

March 4, 2021

The International Ecocity Standards identify Responsible Resources/Materials as a bio-geophysical condition, stating that non-food and non-energy renewable and non-renewable resources...

Importance of Nature-Based Solutions for Ecocity Urban Transformation

February 1, 2021

This is the first year of the UN Decade for Ecosystem Restoration. The Decade officially launches on World Environment Day,...