332 pages , Routledge , 2014-04-16 The Routledge Handbook of Human-Animal Studies presents a collection of original essays from artists and scholars who have established themselves internationally on the basis of specific and significant new contributions to human-animal studies. It offers a broad interpretive account of the development and present configurations of the ...[Read More]
Stream restoration or river restoration, sometimes called river reclamation in the UK, describes a set of activities that help improve the environmental health of a river or stream. These activities aim to restore the natural state and functioning of the river system in support of biodiversity, recreation, flood management and landscape development.
Improved health may be indicated by expanded hab...[Read More]
336 pages , Routledge , 2003-08-27 Industrial ecology provides a sound means of systematising the various ideas which come under the banner of sustainable construction and provides a model for the design, operation and ultimate disposal of buildings.
The term anthroposystem is used to describe the anthropological analogue to the ecosystem. In other words, the anthroposystem model serves to compare the flow of materials through human systems to those in naturally occurring systems. As defined by Santos, an anthroposystem is "the orderly combination or arrangement of physical and biological environments for the purpose of maintaining human civil...[Read More]
The Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center is a resource for people interested in becoming actively involved in conservation, preservation and education of marine and coastal habitats. Research is aimed at understanding changes in marine habitats, linking investigations to local, ocean, and global changes. Education programs are designed to excite students, as well as people intrigued by marin...[Read More]