586 pages , Academic Press , 2016-11-30 Soil and Environmental Chemistry, Second Edition, presents key aspects of soil chemistry in environmental science, including dose responses, risk characterization, and practical applications of calculations using spreadsheets. The book offers a holistic, practical approach to the application of environmental chemistry to soil scien...[Read More]
384 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2009-09-02 Get positive suggestions for practical solutions to this heated issue. Hotly debated in the political arena and splashed across the media almost 24/7, global warming has become the topic of the moment. Whatever one's views on its cause, there is no denying that the earth's climate is changing, and people everywhere are worried. ...[Read More]
352 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2010-08-13 In the coming decades, the general public will be required ever more often to understand complex environmental issues, evaluate proposed environmental plans, and understand how individual decisions affect the environment at local to global scales. Thus it is of fundamental importance to ensure that higher quality...[Read More]
224 pages , Penguin , 2013-03-26 The amazing story of what Inc. magazine called “the coolest little startup in America.” Tom Szaky dropped out of Princeton a decade ago to found TerraCycle, a company that makes the nonrecyclable recyclable. TerraCycle is now at the forefront of the eco-capitalist movement, partnering with more than 35 million people in twenty countri...[Read More]
Lavasa is a private, planned city being built near Pune. It is stylistically based on the Italian town Portofino, with a street and several buildings bearing the name of that town.
A 25,000 acres (100 km2) or 8,000 acres (32 km2) project being developed by HCC, this as-yet-incomplete city has been controversial for multiple reasons including procurement of land, harm to the environment, and loans ...[Read More]
10 pages , Teacher Created Materials , 2014-09-01 Make learning science vocabulary fun with a roots approach! This resource, geared towards secondary grades, focuses on root words for science and includes teaching tips and strategies, standards-based lessons, and student activity pages.
106 pages , National Academies Press , 2001-04-24 Scientists have long sought to unravel the fundamental mysteries of the land, life, water, and air that surround us. But as the consequences of humanityâ€™s impact on the planet become increasingly evident, governments are realizing the critical importance of understanding these environmental systemsâ€"and investi...[Read More]