2017-03-07T08:00:00Z How does life work? How does nature produce the right numbers of zebras and lions on the African savanna, or fish in the ocean? How do our bodies produce the right numbers of cells in our organs and bloodstream? In The Serengeti Rules, award-winning biologist and author Sean Carroll tells the stories of the pioneering scientists who sought the answers to such...[Read More]
2015-04-07T07:00:00Z Evidence has been mounting for some time that intensive row-crop agriculture as practiced in developed countries may not be environmentally sustainable, with concerns increasingly being raised about climate change, implications for water quantity and quality, and soil degradation. This volume synthesizes two decades of research on the sustainability of temperate, r...[Read More]
254 pages , Woodhead Publishing , 2003-01-01 This book sets the context for local environmental sustainability and considers how local government can promote sustainable development by building partnerships with different groups and organizations in the local community. Using case studies, chapters focus on different types of regional and local initiatives, the partnersh...[Read More]
654 pages , Oxford University Press , 2012 Written with undergraduates and graduates in mind, this volume provides a thorough introduction to the economic, social, environmental and policy issues raised by current systems of energy use. The authors also describe the key physical and engineering features of these energy production systems.
honoring the sanctity of nature through trees...they hold the soil, feed us and purify land, soil & air..... The Ecological Perspective is primarily Buddhist, but all are very welcome.
.the group is educational group and not in support of any one methodology. Please draw your conclusions methodically from many sources to draw a more objective opinion.
163 pages , Libraries Unlimited , 1999 With the power of stories you can generate student interest in nature and the environment while building skills across the curriculum! Using contemporary and classic children's literature as springboards to learning, this resource offers dozens of stimulating extension activities that engage young learners and teach them important c...[Read More]
262 pages , Wiley , 1996-06-06 This superb, concise dictionary comprises over 2,000 entries defining terms and concepts relating to environmental planning, management, conservation and sustainable development. The text includes diagrams and boxes covering the whole span of environmental issues with the emphasis on: * international conventions * environmental law * enviro...[Read More]
654 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2007-05-08 A number of excellent textbooks on general ecology are currently available butâ€š to dateâ€š none have been dedicated to the study of soil ecology. This is important because the soilâ€š as the â€˜epidermisâ€™ of our planetâ€š is the major component of the terrestrial biosphere. In the pre...[Read More]