A parkway is a broad, landscaped highway thoroughfare. The term is particularly used for a roadway in a park or connecting to a park from which trucks and other heavy vehicles are excluded. Many parkways originally intended for scenic, recreational driving have evolved into major urban and commuter routes.
The term parkway is sometimes applied more generally to a variety of limited-access roads.
A non-renewable resource (also called a finite resource) is a resource that does not renew itself at a sufficient rate for sustainable economic extraction in meaningful human time-frames. An example is carbon-based, organically-derived fuel. The original organic material, with the aid of heat and pressure, becomes a fuel such as oil or gas. Earth minerals and metal ores, fossil fuels (coal, petrol...[Read More]
The Conservation Commons is the expression of a cooperative effort of non-governmental organizations, international and multi-lateral organizations, governments, academia, and the private sector, to improve open access to and unrestricted use of, data, information and knowledge related to the conservation of biodiversity, with the belief that this will contribute to improving conservation outcomes...[Read More]
Floodplain restoration is the process of fully or partially restoring a river's floodplain to its original conditions before having been affected by the construction of levees (dikes) and the draining of wetlands and marshes.
The objectives of restoring floodplains include the reduction of the incidence of floods, the provision of habitats for aquatic species, the improvement of water quality and ...[Read More]
336 pages , Princeton Review , 2012-11-06 If you need to know it, it’s in this book! The 2013 ebook edition of Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam has been optimized for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations. It includes: • 2 full-length practice tests with detailed explanations • Quick-study lists of important environmenta...[Read More]
Water Literacy Foundation is a non-governmental environmental organisation based in Bangalore, Karnataka, whose high goal is to make India a "water efficient nation" by raising awareness about water scarcity and establishing rainwater harvesting in all areas of India.