162 pages , Springer , 2014-11-17 This book calls for the conditions of transition to sustainability: How to take into consideration new global phenomena such as and of the dimension of climate change, the depletion of natural resources, financial crises, demographic dynamics, global urbanization, migrations and mobility, while bearing in mind short-term or local place-b...[Read More]
912 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2016-04-06 A comprehensive depository of all information relating to the scientific and technological aspects of Shale Gas and Alternative Energy Conveniently arranged by energy type including Shale Gas, Wind, Geothermal, Solar, and Hydropower Perfect first-stop reference for any scientist, engineer, or student looking for practical and ap...[Read More]
This group is for participants of the Spring 2017 California Ecology and Conservation systemwide field course of the UC Natural Reserve System. It's a place for getting to know your classmates, asking questions in preparation for the adventure, and sharing photos once you are out there! Official course information will be communicated by email.
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The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity is an international agreement on biosafety as a supplement to the Convention on Biological Diversity effective since 2003. The Biosafety Protocol seeks to protect biological diversity from the potential risks posed by genetically modified organisms resulting from modern biotechnology.
The Biosafety Protocol makes clear t...[Read More]
712 pages , IGI Global , 2015-11-05 Climate change is not only one of the greatest threats to modern civilization; it is also a great challenge to economic development in the 21st century. Global warming can lead to periods of both drought and intense rain, causing crops to fail and ruining the livelihoods of many in underdeveloped countries. The Handbook of Research on ...[Read More]