Pacific Biodiversity Information Forum or PBIF, is a regional, non-governmental, scholarly organization that seeks to provide a multilateral venue to support knowledge transfer and information access in the Pacific Islands.
168 pages , Taylor & Francis , 2007 What can architects, landscape architects and urban designers do to make urban open spaces, streets and squares more responsive, lively and safe? This title answers this question by providing the analytical tools and practical methodologies that can be employed for solutions to the design and management of urban environments.
53 pages , World Bank Publications , 1998 As environmental protection is attracting increasing political attention and public support, many developing countries are designing and putting into practice environmental institutions. This study analyzes the experience of several OECD countries in order to identify factors that influence the role and success of environmental m...[Read More]
2017-02-08 Another shore mystery in the latest book in the children's Beach Town series. In this tale, the detective team of Mike Hammer, a talking hammerhead shark, and Data Dolphin, a highly intelligent dolphin that talks too much, frantically search the town of Wildwood to try to find the strangely missing Sammy the Sea Turtle.
Radioecology is a branch of ecology, which studies how radioactive substances interact with nature; how different mechanisms affect the substances' migration and uptake in food chains and ecosystems. Investigations in radioecology might include aspects of field sampling, designed field and laboratory experiments and the development of predictive simulation models.
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208 pages , St. Martin's Press , 2014-12-16 Global warming is the greatest environmental threat facing humanity. From killer heat waves and increasingly violent weather to the spread of pests and vector-borne diseases, global warming has many effects on our lives. While some are positive, most are negative. People fear potentially catastrophic consequences but there is a...[Read More]
225 pages , Elsevier , 2003 It is impossible to predict the exact behavior of all biological systems and how these same systems are exemplified by patterns of complexity and regularity. Decades of research in ecology have documented how these sorts of patterns are the consequences of deceptively simple rules that determine the nature of the patterns created. Chaos in Eco...[Read More]
32 pages , Marshall Cavendish , 2009-09-01 Staying healthy and well is important, but everyone has experienced at least one bout of illness or minor injury. In this series, readers explore some typical health issues that affect children. In books that explore topics such as the common cold, asthma, broken bones, cavities, and toothaches, readers will learn about the scie...[Read More]