732 pages , Scarecrow Press , 2013-02-14 Environmental Science: Principles and Practices provides the scientific principles, concepts, applications, and methodologies required to understand the interrelationships of the natural world, identify and analyze environmental problems both natural and manmade, evaluate the relative risks associated with these problems, and exam...[Read More]
288 pages , Island Press , 2017-10-12 The near-unanimous consensus among climate scientists is that the massive burning of gas, oil, and coal is having cataclysmic impacts on our atmosphere and climate. These climate and environmental impacts are particularly magnified and debilitating for low-income communities and communities of color. Energy democracy tenders a respon...[Read More]
775 pages , WPI Publishing , 2014-04-14 The book is a complete treatise on renewable energy sources and also includes issues relating to biofuels. It aims to serve as a text for undergraduate and postgraduate students in relevant disciplines and a reference for all the professionals in the related fields.
The International Year of Biodiversity (IYB) was a year-long celebration of biological diversity and its importance, taking place internationally in 2010. Coinciding with the date of the 2010 Biodiversity Target, the year was declared by the 61st session of the United Nations General Assembly in 2006.
It was meant to help raise awareness of the importance of biodiversity through activities and eve...[Read More]
561 pages , Transaction Publishers "...a magnificent achievement, and a landmark in at least three distinct fields: anthropological demography, human evolutionary ecology, and hunter-gatherer studies...." -- Evolutionary Anthropology The Ache, whose life history the authors recounts, are a small indigenous population of hunters and gatherers living in the neotropical rainforest ...[Read More]
2015-07-25T07:00:00Z Aquatic Functional Biodiversity: An Ecological and Evolutionary Perspective provides a general conceptual framework by some of the most prominent investigators in the field for how to link eco-evolutionary approaches with functional diversity to understand and conserve the provisioning of ecosystem services in aquatic systems. Rather than producing another me...[Read More]
456 pages , National Academies Press , 1997-10-16 When the end of life makes its inevitable appearance, people should be able to expect reliable, humane, and effective caregiving. Yet too many dying people suffer unnecessarily. While an "overtreated" dying is feared, untreated pain or emotional abandonment are equally frightening. Approaching Death reflects a wide-rangin...[Read More]