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Can Cincinnati learn from these "top 10 urban innovations"?

The Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University provides a peek at the top 10 urban innovations happening around the world right now, from an internet of freshwater pipes to local sharing economies.

Procter & Gamble to run its home care/fabric product factories with wind power

Procter & Gamble officials announced at their annual shareholder meeting that the company is building a wind farm in Texas to power all of its North American plants that manufacture home care and fabric products.

"Choice amenities" like Washington Park are changing urban landscape across U.S.

Governing Magazine discusses how new ideas and players are coalescing to provide attractive options for the livability of cities, including Washington Park as a prime example of urban projects blurring the distinction between recreation and mobility.

Cincinnati rated #7 best park system among major U.S. cities

The Trust for Public Land, a national nonprofit organization working to create and improve neighborhood parks, has released its ParkScore index to rate how well the 75 largest U.S. cities are meeting the need for parks. Cincinnati ranks #7.

Price Hill volunteer Patti Hogan and Soapbox writer Liz McEwan interviewed on WVXU

Price Hill's "super-volunteer" Patti Hogan was profiled in a recent Soapbox story by Liz McEwan, and they appeared on WVXU's "Cincinnati Edition" April 9 to discuss Price Hill's struggles and successes.

Trees help cities thrive

CityLab asks us rhetorically if we want our respective cities to thrive, then provides an actual answer: Take better care of our trees. "Increasingly, cities have recognized that trees provide not only environmental benefits and curb appeal," the article suggests, "they're also good for business."

The 5 coolest new parks and public spaces in the US

Urban Land Institute has announced its Open Space Awards, celebrating five exceptional new parks and public spaces across the U.S. and Cincinnati's Washington Park made the list.

Cincinnati named best city for recreation in US

With July being National Park and Recreation Month and parks contributing to better community cohesion, property values and public health, WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2014's Best & Worst Cities for Recreation. Cincinnati topped the list of 100 cities ranked.

UC, Xavier and Miami make list of top green schools

The University of Cincinnati, Xavier University and Miami University all made "The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition."

21c Museum Hotel wins Global Award for Excellence

The 21c Museum Hotel in downtown Cincinnati won a ULI Global Award for Excellence from Urban Land magazine.

Cincinnati honored as national leader in green power

The City of Cincinnati was awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its use of nearly 408 million kilowatt-hours of green power annually.

UC makes Travel + Leisure "top beautiful college" list

A decades-long renewal topping $1 billion is paying dividends for Cincy, which has cultivated a strikingly modern look—and proven that “it doesn’t need ivy-covered brick walls” to be beautiful, as UC Magazine put it.

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Endangered rhino born via artificial insemination

Born at Alabama’s Montgomery Zoo on June 5, Ethan is the first endangered Indian rhino calf to live and thrive as a result of artificial insemination. The birth was a collaboration between the Montgomery Zoo and the Cincinnati Zoo’s Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife, where Dr. Monica Stoops, a reproductive physiologist, pioneered the technique.

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Cincinnati Zoo's restaurant greenest in United States

The Cincinnati Zoo, which calls itself the Greenest Zoo in America, now also has the greenest restaurant in the country.

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Solar-Powered Proteins Developed That Can Filter Antibiotics And Carcinogens From Water Read more at

A solar-powered nano filter capable of filtering antibiotics and dangerous carcinogens from large bodies of water has been developed by researchers at the University of Cincinnati.

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