“…today [Jimmy] Wales and others at Wikia, Inc. announced the launch of a new eco-focused project, which they’re calling Wikia Green. The goal is to create a flexible, dynamic community wiki that covers anything and everything in the environmental and sustainable universe.”
From an interview reported in The Daily Green 9/9/08: “Wikia Green Launches as a “Wikipedia” for Enviros”
On their homepage is stated: 681 articles since March 2008
“Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy is a new peer-reviewed, open access journal that provides a platform for the dissemination of new practices and for dialogue emerging out of the field of sustainability. The e-Journal fills a gap in the literature by establishing a forum for cross-disciplinary discussion of empirical and social sciences, practices, and policies related to sustainability. Sustainability will facilitate communication among scientists, practitioners, and policy makers who are investigating and shaping nature-society interactions and working towards sustainable solutions.” (From NBII and CSA) There is an entry in our main catalog.
The Princeton Review is devising a rating system for determining sustainability rankings in colleges and universities. There is a system, STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System created by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, or AASHE. Their Associate Director has been advising the Princeton Review. The article makes mention of similar efforts by Peterson’s. To read the article in The Chronicle of Higher Education, here is the link: http://chronicle.com/daily/2008/04/2582n.htm from the News section of Tuesday, April 22, 2008.