The restoration economy the greatest new growth frontier
—Cunningham, Storm, 1951-
EBook
2002

The Restoration Economy reveals the previously undocumented trillion-dollar global industries that are restoring our natural and manmade environments. Restorative development is rapidly overtaking new development because we are running out of things to develop. Most natural areas are already either farmed or degraded, and cities have built all the way to their borders. However, there is no lack of things to redevelop and restore. Storm Cunningham surveys the wide range of restoration industries and points out the connections among them. He shows, for example, how the restoration of a river eco.

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Subjects:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Economic Development
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Service
Building trades -- Management.
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction -- Economic aspects.
Construction industry -- Management.
In situ remediation -- Economic aspects.
New business enterprises -- Management.
Pollution control industry -- Management.
Public works -- Maintenance and repair -- Economic aspects.
ISBN:
9781605096490 (electronic bk.)
9781605096353 (electronic bk.)
1605096490 (electronic bk.)
1605096350 (electronic bk.)
Publisher, Date:
San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler, c2002.
Description:
1 online resource.
Notes:
"Immediate & emerging opportunities for businesses, communities & investors."--Title screen.
Title from title screen.
Includes bibliographical references.
Access limited to Parkland Regional Library members.
Contents:
Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part One: The Transition from Our "New Development" Past to Our "Restorative Development" Future; Part Two: The Four Growth Industries Restoring Our Natural Environment: Ecosystems, Watersheds, Fisheries, and Farms; Part Three: The Four Growth Industries Restoring Our Built Environment: Brownfields, Infrastructure, Heritage, and Misfortunes; Part Four: Putting It All Together; Appendix: Trolling for Numbers; Restoration Readings; Resource Guide: Education, Memberships, Journals, and Events; Index; About the Author;
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