753 pages , Academic Press , 1996-06-03 Algae are an important component of aquatic benthic ecosystems because they reflect the health of their environment through their density, abundance, and diversity. This comprehensive and authoritative text is divided into three sections to offer complete coverage of the discussion in this field. The first section introduces the lo...[Read More]
400 pages , Elsevier , 1996-04-25 The petroleum industry must minimize the environmental impact of its various operations. This extensively researched book assembles a tremendous amount of practical information to help reduce and control the environmental consequences of producing and processing petroleum and natural gas. The best way to treat pollution is not to create ...[Read More]
2011-06-09T07:00:00Z All life on earth occurs in natural assemblages called communities. Community ecology is the study of patterns and processes involving these collections of two or more species. Communities are typically studied using a diversity of techniques, including observations of natural history, statistical descriptions of natural patterns, laboratory and field experiments, a...[Read More]
16 pages , GRIN Verlag , 2017-03-17 Submitted Assignment from the year 2016 in the subject Politics - International Politics - Environmental Policy, grade: 90\%, University of Windsor, course: Political Science 45-201, language: English, abstract: The paper in question will focus on Canadian environmental policies in the political field, especially those concerned with c...[Read More]
An environmental gradient is a gradual change in abiotic factors through space (or time). Environmental gradients can be related to factors such as altitude, temperature, depth, ocean proximity and soil humidity.
Species abundances usually change along environmental gradients in a more or less predictive way. However, the species abundance along an environmental gradient is not only determined by ...[Read More]
Cool Earth is a UK-based international NGO that protects endangered rainforest in order to combat global warming, protect ecosystems and to provide employment for local people.
The organisation receives its income through business partnerships, trust funds and individual contributions from over 50,000 sponsors in order to secure specific tracts of endangered rainforest. Through the Cool Earth webs...[Read More]
242 pages , Earthscan , 2002 The world is losing species and biodiversity at an unprecedented rate. The causes go deep and the losses are driven by a complex array of social, economic, political and biological factors at different levels. Immediate causes such as over-harvesting, pol
2011-09-02T07:00:00Z Humans have directly modified half of the ice-free terrestrial surface and use 40\% of terrestrial production. We are causing the sixth major extinction event in the history of life on Earth. With the Earth's climate, flora, and fauna changing rapidly, there is a pressing need to understand terrestrial ecosystem processes and their sensitivity to environmental and b...[Read More]