Development-supported agriculture is a nascent movement in real estate development that preserves and invests in agricultural land use. As farmland is lost due to the challenging economics of farming and the pressures of the real estate industry, DSA attempts to reconcile the need for development with the need to preserve agricultural land. The overall goal of DSA is to incubate small-scale organi...[Read More]
The water fluoridation controversy arises from political, moral, ethical, economic, and safety concerns regarding the fluoridation of public water supplies. Public health authorities throughout the world find a medical consensus that water fluoridation at appropriate levels is a safe and effective means to prevent dental caries. Authorities' views on the most effective fluoride therapy for communi...[Read More]
130 pages , Routledge , 2014-12-05 The growing urgency, complexity and "wickedness" of sustainability problems—from climate change and biodiversity loss to ecosystem degradation and persistent poverty and inequality—present fundamental challenges to scientific knowledge production and its use. While there is little doubt that science has a crucial role to play in our...[Read More]
A group of marine bio alumni extending care to the marine environment. Through this network shall remain connected with one another to sustain camaraderie as well as creating a strong bond towards environmental cause.
416 pages , Fantagraphics Books , 2009-02-23 Loosely based on a teenager’s diary from the 1980s found in a gas-station bathroom, Unlovable details the sometimes ordinary, sometimes humiliating, often poignant and frequently hilarious exploits of underdog Tammy Pierce. This remarkably touching and funny graphic novel tells the first-person account of Tammy’s sophomore...[Read More]
218 pages , Transaction Publishers , 1994-01-01 The twelve contributors to this volume, from ten different nations, are world-renowned sociologists who examine problems of ecology and world resources as they affect the quality of social life. Three different perspectives are employed: high technology, industrialization, and the problems of development; restructuring and ...[Read More]