465 pages , CRC Press , 2018-04-27 Energy and the Environment explains in simple terms what the energy demand is at the present, what the environmental effects of energy use are, and what can be accomplished to alleviate the environmental effects of energy use and ensure adequate energy supply. Though technical in approach, the text uses simple explanations of engineerin...[Read More]
246 pages , CRC Press , 2019-04-29 Biological Environmental Science is an introductory textbook for undergraduate students who desire a one semester course or, alternatively, a springboard course for advanced environmental offerings. This book features timely issues such as global warming, air, ground and water pollutions, population growth, species extinction and enviro...[Read More]
2004-06-22T07:00:00Z The most radical of Kuhns's (1971) post-industrial prophets is the French social critic Jacques Ellul. Ellul rarely addresses the effects of individual technologies, instead focusing on technology at the highest level of abstraction, as a system, worldview, and way of life; the term he uses in this context is la technique. In what many consider his major work, The T...[Read More]
2010-11-08T08:00:00Z This book provides an introduction to the role of diversity in complex adaptive systems. A complex system--such as an economy or a tropical ecosystem--consists of interacting adaptive entities that produce dynamic patterns and structures. Diversity plays a different role in a complex system than it does in an equilibrium system, where it often merely produces variat...[Read More]
Biodiversity offsetting is a system used predominantly by planning authorities and developers to fully compensate for biodiversity impacts associated with economic development, through the planning process. In some circumstances, biodiversity offsets are designed to result in an overall biodiversity gain. Offsetting is generally considered the final stage in a mitigation hierarchy, whereby predict...[Read More]
This group is designed to educate each other on various topics in biology or biology-related fields.
All contributions are welcome.
Members shall report to the admins all forms or unprofessional conduct.
Biology is the study of life and it has so many branches ranging from botany, ecology, anatomy and physiology....inter alia
you're therefore at liberty to enlighten us on any branch of biolo...[Read More]
244 pages , Taylor & Francis , 2017-02-24 In order to address the twenty-first-century challenges of decarbonisation, energy security and cost-effectiveness it is essential to understand whole energy systems and the interconnection and interaction between different components. An integrated language is therefore needed to assist energy policymakers and to help industrial...[Read More]