FEATURE ARTICLE

Audubon Treats Los Angeles to a New Kind of Nature Center

The first LEED(r) v2 Platinum building in the U.S. is off-the-grid, treating its own wastewater and making its own electricity, despite being just ten minutes from downtown Los Angeles. More than half of its building materials were locally manufactured, and nearly all of its construction debris was reused or recycled. Perhaps best of all, over 50,000 children live within two miles of this educational center.

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Product News & Reviews

Dramatically Downsized CFLs from Westinghouse

Incorporating tiny ballasts in standard screw bases, these compact fluorescents break the size barrier.

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Newsbriefs

New Jersey Stormwater Regulations

CRRC Aged Testing of Roofing Products

Inuit People and Climate Change

IRN Approved by Boston Society of Architects

2003 Ties for Second-Warmest Year

Extinction Due to Climate Change

Climate Change and Soot

Prozac Found in Fish

Prozac Slows Fish Development

Renewable Energy in Canada

Link Between Sprawl and Obesity

WTC Reconstruction Environmental Guidelines

February 2004

Volume 13, Number 2