In 2008 – for the first time in history – more than half of the world’s population; 3.3 billion will live in urban areas according to the UN. This was announced in a documentary entitled “Eco-Cities, Sustainable cities for the Future” which was launched by IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature – West Asia/Middle East Regional Office and Ministry of Environment during the Eco-Cities of the Mediterranean 2008 conference held in Jordan from 18-20 October, 2008.
This video sheds lights on the importance of the sustainable lifestyle in the cities concept and what does this concept mean, what we need it for, how this sustainability can be achieved. And the need to think about solutions for the pollution impact on the cities resulted by population big growth in the Mediterranean region. Read more