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]
70 pages , 2016 Small children have BIG questions. Some are fun. Some are serious. And some will quietly break your heart. In Dear Pope Francis, the Pope's first book for children, he personally responds to 30 questions from children all over the world. With his optimistic heart, Pope Francis writes with an honesty that will impact every reader long after the final page is turne...[Read More]
Antarctica represents both our past and future within its ice. If the ice sheets keep melting at the current rate of deterioration, the sea levels will rise and the disastrous effects will be felt on a multi-national scale. Join the 2041 ClimateForce Mission and help us in the fight to save Antarctica from climate change.