A resource consent is the authorisation given to certain activities or uses of natural and physical resources required under the New Zealand Resource Management Act (the "RMA"). Some activities may either be specifically authorised by the RMA or be permitted activities authorised by rules in plans. Any activities that are not permitted by the RMA, or by a rule in a plan, require a resource consen...[Read More]
114 pages , GRIN Verlag , 2010-02 Diploma Thesis from the year 2008 in the subject Environmental Sciences, grade: 1, University of Applied Sciences Burgenland (Nachhaltige Energiesysteme), language: English, abstract: Climate Change is real, and the impacts on ecology, economy and human lifestyle are expected to be tremendous. In order to effectively but also cost effici...[Read More]
292 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2012-12-09 Green Manufacturing: Fundamentals and Applications introduces the basic definitions and issues surrounding green manufacturing at the process,machine and system (including supply chain) levels. It also shows, by way of several examples from different industry sectors, the potential for substantial improvement and...[Read More]
A steady-state economy is an economy consisting of a constant stock of physical wealth (capital) and a constant population size. In effect, such an economy does not grow. The term typically refers to the national economy of a particular country, but it is also applicable to the economic system of a city, a region, or the entire world. Early in the history of economic thought, classical economist A...[Read More]
315 pages , Rowman & Littlefield , 1999 This volume draws together a wide range of exciting new research that looks at the gendered nature of the institutions, practices, and discourses of global governance.
591 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2011-07-23 This book is a selection of the most relevant contributions to the LCM 2011 conference in Berlin. The material explores scientific and practical solutions to incorporating life cycle approaches into strategic and operational decision making. There are several sections addressing methodological topics such as LCSM...[Read More]
A place to connect those with an interest in Permaculture in the South West of Victoria, Australia
Warrnambool, Moyne, Corangamite shire etc
Seed swaps, advice on the bio-region, organising meet-ups and training.
Land restoration is the process of ecological restoration of a site to a natural landscape and habitat, safe for humans, wildlife, and plant communities. Ecological destruction is usually the consequence of pollution, deforestation, salination or natural disasters. Land restoration is not the same as land reclamation, where existing ecosystems are altered or destroyed to give way for cultivation o...[Read More]
111 pages , 1991 This volume, part of a series, looks at the issues surrounding global warming, one of the most serious of environmental problems facing us today. The scientific prognosis that if global warming continues, disastrous flooding will occur worldwide is examined, along with associated consequences.