504 pages , SAGE Publications , 2011-05-03 Green Ethics and Philosophy: An A-to-Z Guide covers the moral relationship between humans and their natural environment, specifically targeting the contemporary green movement. Since the 1960s, green ethics and philosophies have helped give birth to the civil rights, feminist, and gay rights movements, as well as contemporary en...[Read More]
550 pages , Elsevier , 2009-08-13 This book presents both state-of-the art knowledge from Recent coral reefs (1.8 million to a few centuries old) gained since the eighties, and introduces geologists, oceanographers and environmentalists to sedimentological and paleoecological studies of an ecosystem encompassing some of the world's richest biodiversity. Scleractinian ree...[Read More]
40 pages , Simon and Schuster , 2017-10-31 Small Walt is the smallest snow plow in the fleet and he always gets picked last, but when there is a big snowstorm in the city, he will have the chance to prove his worth.
451 pages , Earthscan , 2001 The Banksia Environmental Foundation has awarded The Natural Advantage of Nations: Business Opportunities, Innovation and Governance in the 21st Centuryand the supporting training program for engineers, the 'Engineering Sustainable Solutions Progr
232 pages , IOS Press , 2005-06-27 Astrobiology is the multi-disciplinary field devoted to the investigation of the origin; physical, chemical and environmental limitations; and the distribution in space and time of life on Earth and in the Cosmos. Astrobiology seeks an answer to one of the most fundamental of all questions: Is Life Restricted to Planet Earth or is Life ...[Read More]
648 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 1988-07-31 'The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.' ALBERT EINSTEIN, 1950 The tremendous progress of recent years in the field of isotopes in the earth sciences has proved invaluable in attempting to solve a varied spectrum of geological and geochemical problems. The lunar exploration ...[Read More]
216 pages , The Rosen Publishing Group , 2011-01 Explains biomes and ecosystems, disucsses the importance of maintaining a healthy diversity among living things and their habitats, and describes ways life is created and sustained.
220 pages , Wind Publications , 2005 This book deals with a subject of the gravest importance---the destruction of the Earth. Kentucky's mountains and the creatures who live there are being devastated by the coal-mining technique known as mountaintop removal.
367 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2000-06-14 It is not possible to understand the apparent stability of the Earth's climate and environment unless we can fully understand how the best possible environmental conditions may be maintained for life to exist. Human colonization of areas with natural biota, for industrial or agricultural activities, will lead to ...[Read More]
432 pages , Penguin , 2005-08-30 Fresh on the heels of his New York Times bestselling and National Book Award-nominated novel, Drop City, T.C. Boyle has spun an even more dazzling tale that will delight both his longtime devotees and a legion of new fans. Boyle’s tenth novel, The Inner Circle has it all: fabulous characters, a rollicking plot, and more sex than pioneer...[Read More]