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All articles for the month of 05/2013.

Friday Nights at NOMA: World’s Fairs as Catalysts for Change - the New Orleans Experience

Friday Nights at NOMA: World’s Fairs as Catalysts for Change - the New Orleans Experience

TONIGHT, May 24, 6-7 p.m.: Join us for a lively discussion as Allen Eskew joins other panelists to reflect on the impact of the fair on the city of New Orleans.

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EVENT :: Is it “last call” for Louisiana’s coast?

A panel discussion moderated by Lens Coastal Desk reporter Bob Marshall
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 6-8pm
Loyola University, School of Mass Communications
6363 St. Charles Avenue

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USGBC LA | New Orleans Sustainability Series starts Thursday

LEED Under Attack : What’s the fuss in Washington about?
Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
5:30 - 7pm at the AIA New Orleans Center for Design

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N.O. BioInnovation Center featured in GreenSource Magazine

N.O. BioInnovation Center featured in GreenSource Magazine

Highest Common Denominator: A center for nurturing bio-entrepreneurship in New Orleans is a prototype for nimble sustainability.

The New Orleans Bioinnovation Center (NOBIC) was a long time coming. From the moment the project began the planning phase in 2002, it was plagued by rising construction costs and fund-raising complexities. The owners had reclaimed a brownfield site in the burgeoning biotechnology district across from Tulane University Medical School on historic Canal Street and razed the existing structure. Then Hurricane Katrina nearly washed away the entire city. When New Orleans began to rebuild, NOBIC was back on track, helped by the state, which—like other states—had discovered the economic potential of attracting biotechnology incubators. The goal was to create a collaborative environment in which fledgling start-ups could grow into successful enterprises and spread the wealth.

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