Toxic Town IBM, Pollution, and Industrial Risks

Published in: Google Books > Social Science > Environment care | Published on 16/Jun/2018 06:51

264 pages , NYU Press , 2014-03-14
In 1924, IBM built its first plant in Endicott, New York. Now, Endicott is a contested toxic waste site. With its landscape thoroughly contaminated by carcinogens, Endicott is the subject of one of the nation’s largest corporate-state mitigation efforts. Yet despite the efforts of IBM and the U.S. government, Endicott residents remain...[Read More]

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Earth Smart

Published in: Google Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Environment care | Published on 08/Jun/2018 21:26

32 pages , Dorling Kindersley Ltd , 2013-03-01
Earth Smart, now in ebook format. Follow the story of two children journeying around a town, learning about the environment and how to care for it. Find out how we can all make our world a cleaner, healthier place to live. DK Readers are part of a four-level highly pictorial reading scheme, which uses lively illustrations an...[Read More]

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Environmental Management: Physio-ecological facets

Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental management | Published on 06/Jun/2018 03:52

With reference to hilly and tribal areas of India; papers presented at a seminar held in 1988.

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Planning for Cycling , H. McClintock

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Life Sciences,Reference > Sustainability | Published on 11/May/2018 12:55

Successful cycling planning depends on combining improvements to infrastructure with education. There are chapters examining both national strategies and local initiatives in cities around the world, including such topics as changes to existing road infrastructure and the integration of cycling with public transport. Since education is a critical element in cycling ...[Read More]

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Mono Lake

Published in: wikipedia > english > Mono Lake | Published on 24/Apr/2018 19:35

Mono Lake ( MOH-noh) is a large, shallow saline soda lake in Mono County, California, formed at least 760,000 years ago as a terminal lake in an endorheic basin. The lack of an outlet causes high levels of salts to accumulate in the lake. These salts also make the lake water alkaline. This desert lake has an unusually productive ecosystem based on brine shrimp that thrive in its waters, and provid...[Read More]

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Published in: wikipedia > english > I = PAT | Published on 31/Mar/2018 21:33

I = PAT is the mathematical notation of a formula put forward to describe the impact of human activity on the environment. I = P × A × T The expression equates human impact on the environment to the product of three factors: Population, Affluence, and Technology. It is similar in form to the Kaya identity which applies specifically to emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide. The validity ...[Read More]

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Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation

Published in: wikipedia > english > Reducing emissions from deforest | Published on 21/Mar/2018 23:58

Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries (REDD+) was first negotiated under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 2005, with the objective of mitigating climate change through reducing net emissions of greenhouse gases t...[Read More]

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Metapopulation Ecology

Published in: Google Books > Nature > Ecology | Published on 21/Feb/2018 15:22

313 pages , Oxford University Press , 1999-03-18
Metapopulation is the ecological term for assemblages of plant and animal species within larger areas of space, with long-term survival of the species depending on a shifting balance between local extinctions and recolonizations in the patchwork of fragmented landscape. Metapopulation theory is of particular importance to ...[Read More]

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The Pros and Cons of Nuclear Power

Published in: Google Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > alternative power | Published on 10/Feb/2018 18:30

48 pages , The Rosen Publishing Group , 2007
Discusses the issues surrounding nuclear power, including an overview of the energy crisis, the environmental consequences, and the future of nuclear power.

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Environmental Science Degree. Park Ranger Degrees and Careers.

Published in: youtube > > environmental science | Published on 07/Feb/2018 16:57

An original whiteboard video by An environmental science degree is the perfect start for many in beginning work successfully as a park ranger. A Bachelor of Science...

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Intergenerational Learning and Transformative Leadership for Sustainable Futures

Published in: Google Books > Education > environmental education | Published on 02/Feb/2018 19:04

431 pages , Wageningen Academic Pub , 2014-10
The work of creating the future is being done now - and much of it is unsustainable in terms of natural and cultural resources. How will the next generation of leadership for environmental sustainability be raised up? Can we imagine sustainable futures, and can we enable transformative leadership to help us realize them? How ...[Read More]

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Environmental Education

Published in: Google Books > > environmental education | Published on 29/Jan/2018 16:43

280 pages , 2007-01-01
Contents Include : Environment And Education; Managing Ecological Concerns Related To Economic Development; Vedic Wisdom For Survival; Environmental Degradation: Environmental Awareness; Pope Calls Energy Alternatives; President Kalam S Green Justice; Water Wars Loom Large; Desertification An Assessment And Remedies; A Model For Sustainable Development In ...[Read More]

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