Around the world, ecosystem protection and restoration are increasingly been considered as a policy alternative to water and waste water infrastructure investments. As demand for water and expectations for water quality increase, the costs of upgrading water and waste water infrastructure is also increasing. Protecting or restoring forests and wetlands can offer a lower cost alternative to new infrastructure. This report provides examples of ecosystem investment from China to the Chesapeake Bay.
Potential Project TopicsReducing/eliminating plastic containers on campus Sponsored printing on campus Raising Minimum Wage - Federal Dining Services - longer hours / keeping in-house Keystone Pipeline