A biosphere eco-city is an urban area and surrounding countryside where cooperation ensures that everyone's actions can contribute to sustainability.

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Movement of Goods and People

For buildings, transportation, manufacturing, and agriculture

Built environment including community design

Urban and rural spaces for plants and animals, connectivity

Local healthy food, heritage crops and animals, urban gardens

Human needs for land, water, soil, natural materials

Processing of waste, re-use, recycling, conversion to energy

Clean air and water, safety, tranquility, environmental needs of vulnerable groups

Non-motorized, urban or rural

Feeling of belonging that leads to stewardship

We achieve sustainability together

INVOLVE EVERYONE: Greater involvement in sustainability leads to greater success. LINK STAKEHOLDERS: People and organizations talk and work together on sustainability, to help each other produce better results. SHARE INFORMATION: We share our experience with sustainability and learn from each other. ENCOURAGE INITIATIVE: We encourage everyone to take initiative for sustainability, to develop innovative approaches. ENHANCE PERFORMANCE: We support sustainability by making projects more effective. Various tools support each of the Objectives.

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