288 pages , Vintage , 2012-05-15 More than two-thirds of the new airports under construction today are being built in China. Chinese airlines expect to triple their fleet size over the next decade and will account for the fastest-growing market for Boeing and Airbus. But the Chinese are determined to be more than customers. In 2011, China announced its Twelfth Five-Year ...[Read More]
176 pages , Routledge , 2014-02-03 This student-friendly textbook offers a survey of the competing conceptions and applications of the increasingly prominent notion of environmental security. The book is divided into three sections. In the first, the key theoretical and practical arguments for and against bringing together environmental and security issues are set out. T...[Read More]
2008-01-01T08:00:00Z Keynote Address: The Rare Flora of Michigan; Status and Research Needs for Conservation. Michael Penskar, Senior Conservation Scientist-Lead Botanist, Michigan Natural Features Inventory. The Integrin-binding Peptide, RGD, Causes Cell Death in Suspension Culture Cells of Daucus carota. Emily Williams, Tristan Kemps ton, Robert Bradley, Mark Staves, and Sheila Bla...[Read More]
2015-11-03T08:00:00Z Rêver, tout en questionnant les enjeux écologiques du monde moderne.
Qu'est-ce que la biodiversité ? A-t-on des raisons de penser que la vie existe ailleurs ? Pourquoi la Terre est-elle habitable ? Quel est l'avenir des centrales nucléaires ? Quelle est l'espèce la plus menacée en France ?
473 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2011-07-18 This two-volume set (CCIS 158 and CCIS 159) constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Workshop on Computer Science for Environmental Engineering and EcoInformatics, CSEEE 2011, held in Kunming, China, in July 2011. The 150 revised full papers presented in both volumes were carefully reviewed and s...[Read More]
A facultative parasite is an organism that may resort to parasitic activity, but does not absolutely rely on any host for completion of its life cycle.
Examples of facultative parasitism occur among many species of fungi, such as family members of the genus Armillaria. Armillaria species do parasitise living trees, but if the tree dies, whether as a consequence of the fungal infection or not, the ...[Read More]