Recent Blog Entries: Dhaka
On 29 July we celebrate International Tiger Day in Dhaka. This raises the question: how would you prefer to die, by tiger attack or by poison?
How great it is when morning exercise is not only healthy and enjoyable, but a way to reconnect with others in our busy lives!
The mayor of Dhaka north is following through with his commitment to create carfree streets ...
It is too easy to believe that only those of us with "respectable" professions make a contribution in the world, and to believe that we should be entitled to all the respect...
Our events include various types of playful activities in the streets, to raise awareness of how much more space—and fun—we could have if our streets weren’t clogged with cars.
When a city is completely inaccessible for people with disabilities, where do we start? Or should we just throw up our hands and declare defeat?
My colleagues at Work for a Better Bangladesh have created a video about walking—and the involvement of young people in creating better pedestrian environments. HealthBridge partners around the world are supporting this movement.
We can create better cities. We can invite and celebrate diversity. Watch the video below.
The list of benefits was so long that my eyes started to glaze over. Green roofs would mean cooler buildings, helping to reduce the urban heat island effect. People would have the opportunity to come into more contact with greenery and living things; their stress would thus decline.