18 pages , International Monetary Fund , 1993-06-01 Environmental effects which were insignificant in the past, when the fewer concentrations of population or products of modern technology allowed the vast absorptive capacity of nature to act as a sink, are quite evident today--in the pollution of air or water, the overuse of potentially renewable fishing or forestry res...[Read More]
The International Gorilla Conservation Programme (IGCP) was formed in 1991 to ensure that the critically endangered mountain gorillas are conserved in their habitat in the mountain forests of the Virunga Massif in Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Wiley-Blackwell , 1998 Ecology on CD–ROM is a multimedia complement to the bestselling textbook by the same authors. The CD–ROM consists of 25 Tutorials specially adapted from the chapters of the book and assisted by a diverse collection of media: video clips, animations, photographs and graphic artwork, interactive models and access to seminal texts. In addition, browsing a...[Read More]
Environmental issues hearings before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Hazardous Materials of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, including H.R. 1924, H.R. 1925, and H.R. 2105 ... November 17, 1993--Risk assessment, November 18, 1993--Environmental justice
Conservation is the preservation or efficient using of resources (in an efficient or ethical manner), or the conservation of various quantities under physical laws.
Conservation may refer more specifically to:
Conservation (ethic) of biodiversity, environment, and natural resources, including protection and management
Conservation-restoration of cultural heritage, protection and restoration of cul...[Read More]
Source–sink dynamics is a theoretical model used by ecologists to describe how variation in habitat quality may affect the population growth or decline of organisms.
Since quality is likely to vary among patches of habitat, it is important to consider how a low quality patch might affect a population. In this model, organisms occupy two patches of habitat. One patch, the source, is a high qualit...[Read More]
Ecocide, or ecocatastrophe, is the extensive damage to, destruction of or loss of ecosystem(s) of a given territory, whether by human agency or by other, to such an extent that peaceful enjoyment by the inhabitants of that territory has been or will be severely diminished. Ecocide may have been previously used to refer to a very potent pesticide, particularly 1080 (sodium flouracetate).
136 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2011-07-02 This book contains contributions to the 32nd Polish-Czech-Slovak Symposium on Mining and Environmental Geophysics held in May 2009 in Piechowice (Poland). The papers are related to various aspects of geophysical science such as induced seismicity, engineering seismology, environmental geophysics and geophysics in...[Read More]
416 pages , Little, Brown , 2017-10-10 One of the New York Times's Ten Best Books of 2017A Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2017One of the Washington Post's Ten Best Books of 2017An NPR Best Book of 2017One of Entertainment Weekly's Ten Best Books of 2017A Bustle Best Book of 2017A Paste Magazine Best Novel of 2017 "The Power is our era's The Handmaid's Tale." --Ron Charle...[Read More]