549 pages , WIT Press , 2012 The book contains papers presented at the twentieth in a series of annual International Conferences dealing with Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution. The papers deal with advances in a wide variety of topics, including: Air Pollution Modelling; Air Quality Management; Emission Studies; Monitoring and Measuring; Aerosols and ...[Read More]
In spatial ecology and macroecology, scaling pattern of occupancy (SPO), also known as the area-of-occupancy (AOO) is the way in which species distribution changes across spatial scales. In physical geography and image analysis, it is similar to the modifiable areal unit problem. Simon A. Levin (1992) states that the problem of relating phenomena across scales is the central problem in biology and...[Read More]
Natural refrigerants are substances that are viable, environmentally sustainable, natural substitute refrigerants, used in refrigeration systems (including refrigerators, HVAC, and air conditioning). They are alternatives to hydrofluorocarbon (HFC), hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) and chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) based refrigerants. Unlike other refrigerants, they are not synthetic chemicals that are n...[Read More]
172 pages , Edward Elgar Publishing , 2002 Environmental management, either voluntary or imposed, can add to the costs of nature-based tourism businesses. Such costs can make tourism destinations less competitive, but the same activities can also enhance competitiveness by increasing demand. The aim of this book is to provide an assessment of the relative importance of t...[Read More]
576 pages , Simon and Schuster , 2014-09-16 Explains why the environmental crisis should lead to an abandonment of "free market" ideologies and current political systems, arguing that a massive reduction of greenhouse emissions may offer a best chance for correcting problems.
336 pages , Vintage , 2015-03-18 In the spring of 1983 Terry Tempest Williams learned that her mother was dying of cancer. That same season, The Great Salt Lake began to rise to record heights, threatening the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge and the herons, owls, and snowy egrets that Williams, a poet and naturalist, had come to gauge her life by. One event was nature a...[Read More]