A Green Curtain May Rise Where Iron Once Stood

green_curtain.gifThe Iron Curtain once scarred the heart of Europe with a hostile and empty no-man’s land 4,000 miles long. 15 years after its fall, the curtain’s former route remains a largely undeveloped swath of land that no one quite knows what to do with. Portions of the land have already been turned into National Parks, and there is now a movement afoot to make the entire curtain zone into an international greenbelt stretching from Finland to Greece. The Christian Science Monitor has more…

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of TriplePundit.com

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Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for TreeHugger.com, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.

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