2009-08-13T07:00:00Z Witness to Extinction tells the story of the demise of the beautiful Yangtze River Dolphin. It is a compelling, heartfelt account by a young naturalist involved in increasingly desperate attempts to save this legendary creature. We failed the dolphin, but we can learn from this, and fight to protect other remarkable animals before it is too late.
510 pages , DEStech Publications, Inc , 2014-07-23 The 2014 International Conference on Water Resource and Environmental Protection [WREP2014] aims to bring researchers, engineers, and students to the areas of Water Resource and Environmental Protection. WREP2014 features unique mixed topics of Water Resource and Environmental Protection in the context of building health...[Read More]
354 pages , Hodder Education , 1996 This text is the last of a series of four volumes on environmental issues, particularly concerned with global problems, the available scientific information, which is necessarily incomplete, and the reasons of the policy makers.
425 pages , Pelagic Publishing Ltd , 2014-02-02 Interactions between species are of fundamental importance to all living systems and the framework we have for studying these interactions is community ecology. This is important to our understanding of the planets biological diversity and how species interactions relate to the functioning of ecosystems at all scales. Speci...[Read More]
The Transatlantic Climate Bridge is a climate partnership between Germany and the United States.
The partnership was first proposed by German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier in an April 2008 lecture at Harvard University. He believed that climate policy was the core of transatlantic matters. On 29 September 2008, he and German Environment Minister Sigmar Gabriel wrote in the Frankfurter A...[Read More]
265 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2006-01-24 This first book to focus on cultural diversity as a key element of sustainable development in the context of science and engineering provides cross-disciplinary information and assistance in understanding our world in transition. As such, it furnishes the global scientific community and decision makers in governmental and non-go...[Read More]
308 pages , National Academies Press , 2000-08-04 America's Health Care Safety Net explains how competition and cost issues in today's health care marketplace are posing major challenges to continued access to care for Americaâ€™s poor and uninsured. At a time when policymakers and providers are urgently seeking guidance, the committee recommends concrete strategies...[Read More]
928 pages , Academic Press , 2004 This third edition of Renewable Energy is undoubtedly one of the most complete accounts of the subject, from source through to extraction and use. The book is academically rigorous, but accessible. The author first describes the effect of the sun on the atmosphere and the creation of wind and waves, including the effects of global warmin...[Read More]