A Safe and Sustainable World The Promise Of Ecological Design

Published in: Google Books > Architecture > ecology for kids | Published on 18/Aug/2018 13:01

224 pages , Island Press , 2012-07-16
In the late sixties, as the world was waking to a need for Earth Day, a pioneering group founded a small non-profit research and education organization they called the New Alchemy Institute. Their aim was to explore the ways a safer and more sustainable world could be created. In the ensuing years, along with scientists, agriculturis...[Read More]

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The Future of Energy

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376 pages , Academic Press , 2014-06-16
Using the principle that extracting energy from the environment always involves some type of impact on the environment, The Future of Energy discusses the sources, technologies, and tradeoffs involved in meeting the world's energy needs. A historical, scientific, and technical background set the stage for discussions on a wide rang...[Read More]

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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 pedagog...[Read More]

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The Biofuel Delusion The Fallacy of Large Scale Agro-biofuels Production

Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > renewable energy | Published on 18/Aug/2018 08:41

337 pages , Earthscan , 2009
Faced with the twin threats of peak oil and climate change, many governments have turned for an answer to the apparent panacea of biofuels. Yet, increasingly, the progressive implementation of this solution demonstrates that the promise of biofuels as a replacement to fossil fuels is in fact a mirage that, if followed, risks leaving us short ...[Read More]

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Environmental Management in ASEAN Perspectives on Critical Regional Issues

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178 pages , Institute of Southeast Asian Studies , 1993
The problem of environmental degradation in the ASEAN region cannot be underestimated. The articles in this book examine some of the common environmental issues faced by countries in the region. They provide a brief overview of some major environmental problems such as fisheries management, tropcal deforestation, an...[Read More]

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Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam, 2018 Edition

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400 pages , Princeton Review , 2017-08
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP Environmental Science Exam with this comprehensive study guide--including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, access to our AP Connect portal online, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations. Writt...[Read More]

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In-depth Studies of Recycling and Composting Programs: Rural communities

Published in: Google Books > Political Science > recycling | Published on 18/Aug/2018 04:05

127 pages , Inst for Local Self Reliance , 1992

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Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management 3. Site Assessment and Monitoring Tools

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462 pages , CRC Press , 2017-01-20
This is the third volume of the five-volume book series “Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management”. The book series deals with the following topics: • Environmental deterioration and pollution, management of environmental problems • Environmental toxicology – a tool for managing chemical substan...[Read More]

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Trees, Stars, Grass, and Sky Exploring the Earth All Around You - Children's Ecology Books

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Bobo's Little Brainiac Books , 2016-06-21
There's something edutaining about this book and we think it's the presentation of information. The combination of pictures and texts make this educational resource a must-have for kids. When you use interesting techniques, you make lessons more valuable to kids. Are you ready to see how your child would receive lessons about the ecology...[Read More]

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Capital as Power A Study of Order and Creorder

Published in: Google Books > Political Science > alternative power | Published on 18/Aug/2018 01:06

464 pages , Routledge , 2009-06-02
Conventional theories of capitalism are mired in a deep crisis: after centuries of debate, they are still unable to tell us what capital is. Liberals and Marxists both think of capital as an ‘economic’ entity that they count in universal units of ‘utils’ or ‘abstract labour’, respectively. But thes...[Read More]

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Making Sense of Play

Published in: Google Books > Family & Relationships > ecology for kids | Published on 18/Aug/2018 01:02

218 pages , McGraw-Hill Education (UK) , 2014-08-01
This book straightforwardly describes how adults can support childrenÂ’s free play, with a holistic, inclusive &practical approach.

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Global Change, Energy Issues and Regulation Policies

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308 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2013-06-18
This book analyses the deep interaction between the world’s environmental crises, energy production, conversion and use, and global regulation policies. Bringing together experts from a wide range of scientific fields, it offers the reader a broad scope of knowledge on such topics as: climate change and ex...[Read More]

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