304 pages , Simon and Schuster , 2008-09-04 Dr Francis S. Collins, head of the Human Genome Project, is one of the world's leading scientists, working at the cutting edge of the study of DNA, the code of life. Yet he is also a man of unshakable faith in God. How does he reconcile the seemingly unreconcilable? In THE LANGUAGE OF GOD he explains his own journey from atheis...[Read More]
For friends of Permahome [www.facebook.com/permahome] to discuss the design, techniques, architecture, land and social issues relating to a sustainable living and permaculture lifestyle in general.
This includes the supply of services and the use of off-grid technologies and adaptation of techniques to local on site climatic conditions to ensure designs and structures that are constructed in a c...[Read More]
Environmental migrants are people who are forced to leave their home region due to sudden or long-term changes to their local environment. These are changes which compromise their well-being or secure livelihood. Such changes are held to include increased droughts, desertification, sea level rise, and disruption of seasonal weather patterns (i.e. monsoons). Environmental migrants may choose fle...[Read More]
Routledge , 2018-05-09 Environmental sustainability is increasingly important to organisations, whether for regulatory, financial or ethical reasons. Business and Environmental Sustainability looks at the environmental aspect of sustainability for all organisations pursuing competitive advantage. This textbook provides a thorough foundation by introducing readers to the science,...[Read More]
643 pages , CRC Press , 2007 The definitive reference in its field, Ecological Risk Assessment, Second Edition details the latest advances in science and practice. In the fourteen years since the publication of the best-selling first edition, ecological risk assessment (ERA) has moved from the margins into the spotlight. It is now commonly applied to the regulation of ch...[Read More]
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international non-profit, multi-stakeholder organization established in 1993 to promote responsible management of the world’s forests. The FSC does this by setting standards on forest products, along with certifying and labeling them as eco-friendly.