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Paul Salopek at Washington University Sustainable Cities Conference

Event Date:

November 3, 2012 | 12:45 PM EDT
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As Paul Salopek journeys around the world on foot, he will follow the migration pathways of our...

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For the first time in human history, the majority of the world's population now lives in cities. This new reality presents a myriad of challenges and opportunities: in a rapidly urbanizing world, the way we design, build, and live in cities has a major impact on resource consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, ecosystem preservation, and quality of life. With its first conference, Washington University's Office of Sustainability will explore innovative ideas and strategies that advance a sustainable urban future. Featuring thought leaders from across the country, the conference will explore a number of domains of sustainability including buildings, urban design, landscape, food, energy, and more.

Paul Salopek will speak about his Out of Eden project during an afternoon concurrent session on Saturday, November 3. See the full schedule at the Sustainable Cities Conference website.

Saturday, November 3
Washington University in St. Louis
Danforth Campus
St. Louis, MO

The Out of Eden project is sponsored by the National Geographic Society and the Pulitzer Center.

Please also join the Washington University community on November 1 for a conversation with Salopek about the details of his upcoming walk around the world.


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