64 pages , Maple Tree , 2007 Introduces the natural cycles found on Earth, explains how greenhouse gases are causing the Earth's temperature to rise, and describes some of the effects of global warming.
296 pages , Routledge , 2016-04-29 Environment and Society explores ways to promote the behavioural shifts necessary for creating a 'sustainable society'. Through a critical approach to the links between sustainability, policy and citizen engagement, the book argues that sustainability policy needs to move towards a positive perspective, utilizing the well-known techniqu...[Read More]
Prosperity Without Growth (2009/2017) is a book by author and economist Tim Jackson. It was originally released as a report by the Sustainable Development Commission. The study rapidly became the most downloaded report in the Commission's nine-year history when it was launched earlier in 2009. The report was later that year reworked and published by Earthscan. A revised and expanded edition (Prosp...[Read More]
700 pages , Pearson , 2015-01-14 Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringEnvironmentalScience does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringEnvironmentalScience search for ISBN-10: 0321957768/ISBN-13: 9780321957764. That package includes ISBN-10: 0134011058/ISBN-13: 9780134011059 and ISBN-10: 0...[Read More]
2015-07-25T07:00:00Z Aquatic Functional Biodiversity: An Ecological and Evolutionary Perspective provides a general conceptual framework by some of the most prominent investigators in the field for how to link eco-evolutionary approaches with functional diversity to understand and conserve the provisioning of ecosystem services in aquatic systems. Rather than producing another me...[Read More]
The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is a professional organization of ecological scientists. Based in the United States, ESA publishes a suite of publications, from peer-reviewed journals to newsletters, fact sheets and teaching resources. It holds an annual meeting at different locations in the USA and Canada. In addition to its publications and annual meeting, ESA is engaged in public policy...[Read More]
In ecology, climax community, or climatic climax community, is a historic term for a biological community of plants, animals, and fungi which, through the process of ecological succession in the development of vegetation in an area over time, have reached a steady state. This equilibrium was thought to occur because the climax community is composed of species best adapted to average conditions in ...[Read More]
201 pages , Columbia University Press , 1997-01 Ecology, Ulanowicz argues, needs a more robust central paradigm, and this book presents one derived from current work in information theory, ecosystem energetics, and complexity theory; the result is a theoretical and empirical tool kit better able to measure the developmental status of any living community. Ranging widely ...[Read More]