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]
Pitambar Publishing In continuation of primary series, this series of three books has been authored by educationists connected with developing and implementing various concepts in environment education. Practical applications of various environment saving techniques have been beautifully written and diagrammatically explained. The books have been written in simple language and printed i...[Read More]
Whale conservation is the international environmental and ethical debate over whale hunting. The conservation and anti-whaling debate has focused on issues of sustainability as well as ownership and national sovereignty. Also raised in conservation efforts is the question of cetacean intelligence, the level of suffering which the animals undergo when caught and killed, and the importance that the ...[Read More]
What is Sustainable Agriculture?
Whether you're a beginning farmer, or an experienced agricultural producer interested in transitioning to more sustainable practices, you may want to start by learning more about the principles of sustainable agriculture and some of the "systems" approaches associated with it. The publications in this seri...[Read More]
325 pages , Vintage , 2012 Investigative journalist William Marsden argues that world leaders have failed to face climatic changes and agree on policies to reverse its effects even though many conferences have been held on the issue.