A stenotherm (from Greek στενός stenos "narrow" and θέρμη therme "heat") is a species or living organism only capable of living or surviving within a narrow temperature range.
The opposite is a eurytherm, an organism that can function at a wide range of different body temperatures.
394 pages , The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) , 2006-01-01 The life-supporting systems of the planet are being threatened due to deforestation, destruction of habitats, over use of energy resources, and environmental pollution. This book discusses the basic concepts in environmental management, including environmental policies, international treaties, and legisla...[Read More]
270 pages , Routledge , 1998 Presents a comprehensive analysis of the role of business in safeguarding the environment. It introduces the general issues and context, and then gives a detailed, critical examination of all the key tools of corporate environmental management, including environmental management systems and standards; environmental policies, guidelines and ch...[Read More]
ReefNet.org has been formed to raise awareness of the threats to the marine environment of the Great Barrier Reef and connect those who are campaigning to protect it. Threats to marine and coastal ecosystems include overfishing, coastal development, marine debris (including ghost nets), hunting, climate change and ocean acidification." Checkout our community page @ReefnetAustralia, its linked to o...[Read More]
184 pages , Harvard University Press , 2012-04-02 In this passionate, lucid, and surprising book, Timothy Morton argues that all forms of life are connected in a vast, entangling mesh. This interconnectedness penetrates all dimensions of life. No being, construct, or object can exist independently from the ecological entanglement, Morton contends, nor does “Nature” e...[Read More]
170 pages , Springer , 2015-06-01 This book provides a valuable resource for anyone who wishes to understand how sustainable use of energy can lead to increased efficiency of industrial supply chains and improved financial profitability. The book is organized around real examples and case studies that can be applied to real-world problems. Furthermore, insight is provide...[Read More]
The commodification of nature is an area of research within critical environmental studies that is concerned with the ways in which natural entities and processes are made exchangeable through the market, and the implications thereof.
Drawing upon the work of Karl Marx, Karl Polanyi, James O’Connor and David Harvey, this area of work is normative and critical, based in Marxist geography and poli...[Read More]
In social science, the term built environment, or built world, refers to the human-made surroundings that provide the setting for human activity, ranging in scale from buildings to parks. It has been defined as "the human-made space in which people live, work, and recreate on a day-to-day basis." The "built environment encompasses places and spaces created or modified by people including buildings...[Read More]