310 pages , Guilford Press , 2007-08-30 Sustainability--with its promise of economic prosperity, social equity, and environmental integrity--is hardly a controversial goal. Yet scholars have generally overlooked the ways that policies aimed at promoting "sustainability" at local, national, and global scales have been shaped and constrained by capitalist social relations....[Read More]
284 pages , Island Press , 1994 Consider this: If mankind's history spanned just twenty-four hours since its beginnings, agriculture would have existed in only the last five minutes. Yet despite its recency, the development of farming has radically changed both human society and the world's environment. This rapid evolution - from small, egalitarian bands of hunters and ...[Read More]
244 pages , Elsevier , 2013-10-22 The Historical Supernovae is an interdisciplinary study of the historical records of supernova. This book is composed of 12 chapters that particularly highlight the history of the Far East. The opening chapter briefly describes the features of nova and supernova, stars which spontaneously explode with a spectacular and rapid increase in ...[Read More]
388 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2012-12-06 This book has arisen directly from a course on Air and Water Pollution Control delivered by the first named author at the Technical University of Berlin. Extractions of this course have been presented in Brazil, Turkey and India. It was at the Indian Institute of Technology of Madras where the first named author ...[Read More]
The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB), is involved in research, education and in applications of its knowledge and research to African fish fauna, for either economic or conservation benefit.
The institute was formerly named the JLB Smith Institute of Ichthyology, in honour of Professor James Leonard Brierley Smith, who named and described the living coelacanth Latimeria cha...[Read More]
Aquila Ecology is owned and managed by Andrea Hudspeth BSc. CAPM ACIEEM and is assisted on projects by a number of specialist ecologists who each bring a wealth of knowledge and experience.
After a successful career in hospitality and retail management, Andrea moved into Training and People Development working on NVQ programmes prior to Teaching in Further Adult Education. In colleges, Andrea taug...[Read More]
An evolutionarily significant unit (ESU) is a population of organisms that is considered distinct for purposes of conservation. Delineating ESUs is important when considering conservation action. This term can apply to any species, subspecies, geographic race, or population. Often the term "species" is used rather than ESU, even when an ESU is more technically considered a subspecies or variety ra...[Read More]
368 pages , CRC , 2007 As energy demands continue to surge worldwide, the need for more efficient and environmentally neutral energy production also becomes increasingly apparent. Renewable Resources and Renewable Energy: A Global Challengepresents a well-rounded perspective on the development of bio-based feedstocks, biodegradable plastics, hydrogen energy, fuel cells, ...[Read More]
Friends of the Earth International (FoEI) is an international network of environmental organizations in 74 countries.
Friends of the Earth was founded in 1969 as an anti-nuclear group by Robert O Anderson who contributed $200,000 in personal funds to launch FOTE with David Brower, Donald Aitken and Jerry Mander after Brower's split with the Sierra Club. FOTE main mission was to lock up and prevent...[Read More]
238 pages , Routledge , 2016-09-16 In this groundbreaking, global analysis of the relationship between climate change and human health, Hans Baer and Merrill Singer inventory and critically analyze the diversity of significant and sometimes devastating health implications of global warming. Using a range of theoretical tools from anthropology, medicine, and environmental...[Read More]