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Clear the Air eco eMagazine – Nov 03, 2009

This week’s Clear the Air eMagazine, for Nov 03, 2009, features green stories on how to have a green wedding, the international climate day 350.org event, how to have a green wardrobe and much more. From Marquette Turner Luxury Homes.

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Clear the Air Environmental eMagazine October 27, 2009

Check out the latest eMagazine from Clear the Air, featuring news on green articles from around the world. Clear the Air is the environmental initiative of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes.

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Clear the Air eMagazine October 14, 2009

Check out the latest eMagazine from Clear the Air, featuring news on green articles from around the world.

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Good Cause: One Million Women Challenge

The one million women challenge is to cut 1 tonne of carbon dioxide from their daily lives, within a year of joining.  The challenge is to have 1 million women, reducing their carbon emission by one tonne.  As at today, there are 7,644 women trying to do this, and Luxury real estate agent Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes has now become one of those determined women.  

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Eco-Friendly: Your Bathroom can be an Eco-System

Designer Jun Yasumoto has created one, using the principles of phyto-purification, a filtering process that recycles the water that is wasted. Normally used in ecological purification systems, an organic system re-cycles the water from the shower and basin allowing it to be reused.

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Island Eco-Resort & Entertainment Project in the Caspian Sea

One of the world’s largest eco-developments is being created on Zira Island in the Caspian Sea, just off the Azerbaijan capital of Baku. Planned as a zero-energy project, the “resort and entertainment” creation will resemble the “seven peaks of Azerbaijan,” each “peak” being buildings covered in solar panels, which will house residential, retail and commercial […]

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Design Competition Launched for “Clear the Air” (with podcast)

monogram-mini-white Marquette Turner continually explores ways of integrating environmentally sustainable practices and standards to ensure that we are minimizing the impact of our business on the environment. So to enforce and represent these practices we are have started a competition to create our logo.

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The MASTERPLAN Part 6(b): Climate Change (with podcast)

Climate change is the biggest problem facing the world right now. Whether you are convinced that greenhouse gases are causing the change or believe that the world is experiencing a natural shift in weather patterns the results are indisputable. Oceans are rising, the polar caps are shrinking and millions of the world’s poorest people will be displaced. Where will they escape to and how?

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The Super Tower: The Future Real Estate For Cities

Popular Architecture has developed the Super Tower in response to population growth and the spread of cities. Based on the estimation that London will need to provide housing for 100,000 new people each year up until 2016, this building houses 100,000 in one hit and with the city being the only framework capable of handling burgeoning populations such responses are vital.

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The Zero Energy Home on Bird Island

Bird Island is an amazing, forward thinking, urban renewal project that is being undertaken in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A competition held by YTL Green Homes challenged eight architects and designers from across the globe to submit designs for six eco-friendly homes on Bird Island.

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