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GUEST ARTICLE: On Ethiopia’s Yewol mountain, science and trust help restore the environment – and revitalize a community.

In Louisiana, five non-profits and tribes win $1 million in matching funds for coastal conservation and restoration projects

An interview with the founder of Citizen Zoo, the social enterprise that’s rewilding the UK and engaging communities in the process

Community resilience technology advances with the creation of the first long-duration, liquid air energy storage system in the U.S.

$226 million plan will help restore fish, sea turtles, marine mammals and benthic ecosystems injured by BP’s 2010 oil spill

King County, Washington shows watershed restoration leadership by funding 69 green infrastructure projects in neighborhoods

Brooklyn’s revitalization continues as old Jewish Medical Center to be redeveloped as affordable housing & community services

New York state awards $761 million to 997 regional economic development and community revitalization projects

Green roofs and green infrastructure are crucial to urban resilience and watershed restoration, but how to choose the plants?

Hamilton, New Zealand ecologically restores a 164-acre “urban island” to create the Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park

EBRD invests in the €8 billion, 25-year revitalization of former airport and disastrous Olympics site in Athens, Greece

YouTube star “MrBeast”, #TeamTrees & Arbor Day Foundation beat their goal of raising $20 million to plant 20 million trees by year end

Viable solutions and goals for forest landscape restoration to meet the Bonn Challenge in Eastern and South-East Europe

New U.S. federal budget includes $200 million for Everglades restoration, a $130 million increase over previous year

In Brunswick, Georgia, restoration of a 813-acre coastal marsh will begin, as Honeywell agrees to $4 million fine for contamination

Middletown, New York celebrates $3.5-million revitalization of downtown via building renovation and new rail-to-trail corridor

In Liverpool, England, a public-public partnership lands another £10 million to revitalize Kirkby Town Centre

Elizabeth Warren’s “Blue New Deal” would restore fisheries, revitalize coastal economies and boost climate resilience

U.S. House passes the Coastal and Great Lakes Communities Enhancement Act to boost nature restoration and climate resilience

Will New York City transform Rikers Island from a grey symbol of despair to a green symbol of climate-resilient hope?

New hope as nine West Virginia communities win “vision grants” to help redevelop long-abandoned and dilapidated industrial sites

Young people are leaving Scotland’s beautiful islands. A new national island revitalization plan aims to change that.

After the U.S. military accidentally wiped it out, the Guam Rail becomes the 2nd extinct-in-the-wild bird to be restored to nature

How does one revitalize a 38,000-year-old tourist attraction? Los Angeles is about to redesign their 13-acre tar pits park.

Melbourne’s 163-year-old State Library Victoria reopens after a beautiful 5-year, $88.1 million restoration and expansion

Returning to Michigan to be near family, this tech entrepreneur restores a historic building and helps revitalize downtown Niles

Transformative Placemaking: Brookings offers a new framework to create connected, vibrant, and inclusive communities

Rebuilding climate-resilient fisheries and coastal economies will require increased fairness and equity

Not wanting to sprawl into landscape, this Chinese tourism facility adaptively reused abandoned traditional homes to expand

Harlem celebrates restoration of historic Mount Morris Fire Watchtower and renovation of Marcus Garvey Park

Over $10 million to revitalize Pennsylvania communities via building renovation, affordable housing and partnerships

University of Waterloo (Ontario, Canada) students say “Restoration ecology turns what is terrible into what is inspiring.”

12 South Carolina organizations get $300,000 to restore natural resources, plant trees and renovate public parks

This used to be the world’s 4th-largest lake. Now it’s a desert. Six nations are creating a regional watershed restoration strategy.

Virginia’s James River wins international prize for being restored from one of America’s most polluted rivers to one of its healthiest

A fundraising campaign has been launched to restore one of the greatest steamships ever built: the RMS Queen Mary