32 pages , Macmillan Education AU , 2013-12-22 This engaging book provides hands-on projects that explore the environmental impacts of the way we use energy in our communities. Written in a manner middle-upper primary students will relate to, it addresses concepts such as environmental footprints and sustainability in relation to water use. Featuring practical, hands-on ...[Read More]
2013-03-26T07:00:00Z The continuing devastation of the world's tropical rain forest affects us all—spurring climate change, decimating biodiversity, and wrecking our environment's resiliency. Millions of worried people around the world want to do whatever it takes to save the forest that is left.
But halting rain forest destruction means understanding what is driving it. [Read More]
Soil biodiversity refers to the relationship of soil to biodiversity and to aspects of the soil that can be managed in relation to biodiversity. Soil biodiversity relates to some catchment management considerations.
Electric cars have several environmental benefits over conventional internal combustion engine automobiles, such as
a significant reduction of harmful tailpipe pollutants such as particulates (soot), volatile organic compounds, hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide, ozone, lead, and various oxides of nitrogen.
the potential for a significant reduction in CO2 emissions. However, the amount of carbon dioxid...[Read More]
Landscape design is an independent profession and a design and art tradition, practised by landscape designers, combining nature and culture. In contemporary practice, landscape design bridges the space between landscape architecture and garden design.
There is a criticism of the gross national product. The criticism stems from the fact that this measurement of national product does not account for environmental degradation and resource depletion. A new approach to the situation of allocating these omitted environmental features in the national product has been the advent of the green national product.
343 pages , Harvard University Press , 2009 If the distractions and distortions around you, the jarring colors and sounds, could shake up the healing chemistry of your mind, might your surroundings also have the power to heal you? This is the question Esther Sternberg explores in Healing Spaces, a look at the marvelously rich nexus of mind and body, perception and place....[Read More]
145 pages , Verso , 2001 Information and communications technologies (ICTs) and the new economy they herald are generally either glorified as unprecedented opportunities for post-industrial enfranchisement, or vilified as a mirage conjured up for their own ends by those who run the world. This book sets out to review the relationship between information technologies and ...[Read More]
Projectnet is a Finnish database that contains descriptions of both ongoing and completed researchprojects that are being conducted on natural resources by prominent organizations in Finland.
Project registers are usually maintained by individualorganizations but from Projectnet one can search for project information from five different organizations at the same time. The organizations that produc...[Read More]