Planetary Praxis & Pedagogy Transdisciplinary Approaches to Environmental Sustainability


Published in: Google Books > Education > environmental sustainability | Published on 18/Aug/2018 09:56

150 pages , Springer , 2015-11-02
“Good books make important points because their authors have something worthwhile to say. This book is more than a good book because its authors not only make important points but they do so in ways that exemplify the transdisciplinarity the authors write about. In eight interesting and insightful chapters the book connects pedagogy, m...[Read More]



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Environmentally Sustainable Economic Development


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental sustainability | Published on 17/Aug/2018 12:08

236 pages , Praeger Publishers , 1999-01-01
Examines ways that environmental sustainability has been--and might be--incorporated into existing theories of economic development.



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Insects and Sustainability of Ecosystem Services


Published in: Google Books > Nature > environmental sustainability | Published on 16/Aug/2018 20:04

362 pages , CRC Press , 2013-05-23
With few exceptions, insects are perceived in industrialized countries as undesirable pests. In reality, relatively few insects interfere with us or our resources. Most have benign or positive effects on ecosystem services, and many represent useful resources in non-industrialized countries. Challenging traditional perceptions of the va...[Read More]



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Striving for Environmental Sustainability in a Complex World Canadian Experiences


Published in: Google Books > Nature > environmental sustainability | Published on 15/Aug/2018 18:00

260 pages , UBC Press , 2016-10-01
In the face of growing anxiety about global environmental sustainability, George Francis, a leading authority in the field of sustainability studies, examines initiatives undertaken in Canada over the past twenty-five years to protect some of our unique environments. Focusing mainly on collaborative studies of thirty-one landscape regio...[Read More]



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Ethical Engineering for International Development and Environmental Sustainability


Published in: Google Books > Science > environmental sustainability | Published on 15/Aug/2018 16:21

391 pages , Springer , 2015-03-20
Ensuring that their work has a positive influence on society is a responsibility and a privilege for engineers, but also a considerable challenge. This book addresses the ways in which engineers meet this challenge, working from the assumption that for a project to be truly ethical both the undertaking itself and its implementation must ...[Read More]



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Biohydrogen Production from Organic Wastes


Published in: Google Books > Science > environmental sustainability | Published on 14/Aug/2018 22:05

433 pages , Springer , 2017-06-22
This book comprehensively introduces fundamentals and applications of fermentative hydrogen production from organic wastes, consisting of eight chapters, covering the microbiology, biochemistry and enzymology of hydrogen production, the enrichment of hydrogen-producing microorganisms, the pretreatment of various organic wastes for hydrog...[Read More]



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Collapse How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive


Published in: Google Books > History > environmental sustainability | Published on 14/Aug/2018 00:45

608 pages , Penguin UK , 2013-03-21
From the author of Guns, Germs and Steel, Jared Diamond's Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive is a visionary study of the mysterious downfall of past civilizations. Now in a revised edition with a new afterword, Jared Diamond's Collapse uncovers the secret behind why some societies flourish, while others founder - and wha...[Read More]



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Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change Adaptation Strategies


Published in: Google Books > Science > environmental sustainability | Published on 13/Aug/2018 14:39

406 pages , IGI Global , 2016-10-25
The existence of the human race has created inevitable effects on our surrounding environment. To prevent further harm to the world’s ecosystems, it becomes imperative to assess mankind’s impact on and create sustainability initiatives to maintain the world’s ecosystems. Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change Adaptation ...[Read More]



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Looking Ahead DEECD's Environmental Sustainability Strategy


Published in: Google Books > Child care services > environmental sustainability | Published on 13/Aug/2018 02:51

28 pages , 2009
"Provides a flexible framework to help the Department reduce its environmental impacts, integrate environmental sustainability into schools, early childhood facilities and corporate offices, as well as assisting the Victorian community to advance its environmental sustainability knowledge and performance"--Secretary's foreword.



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Environmental Sustainability and Conventional Agriculture An Assessment of Maize Monoculture in Sinaloa, Mexico Using Multicriteria Decision Analysis and Network Analysis


Published in: Google Books > Corn > environmental sustainability | Published on 12/Aug/2018 15:03

180 pages , 2011
To meet the agricultural sustainability goals of food production and environmental stewardship, we must put conventional agriculture on a more sustainable path. One step toward achieving this is structuring agricultural sustainability assessments around achievable goals that encourage continual adaptations toward sustainability. I attempted this in my thesis by ...[Read More]



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An Introduction to Environmental Sustainability at The Claremont Colleges


Published in: Google Books > College campuses > environmental sustainability | Published on 12/Aug/2018 07:04

2008
Pomona College students Rose Haag (Pomona College '10) and Sam Brunswick (Claremont McKenna College '07) present an introduction to the concept of sustainability and give a brief overview and discussion of some of the environmental issues facing The Claremont Colleges. This presentation was the first presentation out of eight at the Beckman Auditorium on the Harvey Mudd College Cam...[Read More]



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Environmental Sustainability Programs in Higher Education: Policies, Practices and Curriculum Strategies


Published in: Google Books > Environmental education > environmental sustainability | Published on 11/Aug/2018 08:53

302 pages , 2006
The importance of leadership was a key finding in this study, as was the commitment of resources, regional culture, and communications.



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