160 pages , NBT India , 1984 At a time when environmental pollution is increasing day by day, this book, while discussing the general nature of pollution, also examines in detail somke of the major areas of pollution like air, water and soil including thermal radiation and noise pollution and their deterious on man and environment alike.
80 pages , Virago Press , 2001 The primary aim of any business - to generate profit - remains unchanged, but what has become clear is that socially responsible policies need not conflict with commercial goals. Sustainable Development aims to assist directors of all types of company in understanding the case for sustainable development.
500 pages , CRC Press , 2011-03-28 The global popularity of herbal supplements and the promise they hold in treating various disease states has caused an unprecedented interest in understanding the molecular basis of the biological activity of traditional remedies. Herbal Medicine: Biomolecular and Clinical Aspects focuses on presenting current scientific evidence of bio...[Read More]
Land rehabilitation is the process of returning the land in a given area to some degree of its former state, after some process (industry, natural disasters, etc.) has resulted in its damage. Many projects and developments will result in the land becoming degraded, for example mining, farming and forestry.
354 pages , Egully.com , 1995-01-01 Although We Speak Generally Of The Seashore It Is Not Just One Habitat But Several, Depending On The Type Of Substratum: Rocky Shore, Shingle Shore, Sandy Shore, Midst Shore, Because Each Supports Its Own Particular Communities. The Various Factors Which Control These Communities Are Tides, Desiccation, Temperature, Substratum, Wave Ac...[Read More]
1987 Fusion, the process that powers our sun, has long promised to be a virtually inexhaustible source of energy for mankind. No other alternative energy source holds such bright promise, and none has ever presentd such formidable scientific and engineering challenges. Serious research efforts have continued for over 30 years in an attempt to harness and control fusion here on earth. Sc...[Read More]
508 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2008-06-11 There are many reasons why strategic intelligence is required to support policy decisions. These primarily stem from the nature of today's kno- edge society with two contrasting trends. On the one hand, there is a trend of increasing human intelligence in the economic, social and political s- tems. On the other h...[Read More]
272 pages , Earthscan , 2005 Designing for optimum ventilation performance is a vital part of building design. This book reviews the main research and industrial achievements in the field of building ventilation, offering professionals an up-to-date framework for further development.
408 pages , Routledge , 2008-01-14 It has taken a very long time for sustainable development to be recognised as a justified restraint on inappropriate development and a primary driver of improving quality of life for all. For designers, clients and project managers this means we have to create healthy buildings and places which support communities, enhance biodiversity ...[Read More]
366 pages , University of Georgia Press , 2000 This is the first introductory anthology on the philosophy of ecology edited by an ecologist and a philosopher. It illustrates the range of philosophical approaches available to ecologists and provides a basis for understanding the thinking on which many of today's environmental ideas are founded. Collectively, these seminal...[Read More]