The Fate of the Earth And, The Abolition


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > Earth biosphere | Published on 03/Mar/2020 02:39

417 pages , Stanford University Press , 2000
These two books, which helped focus national attention on the movement for a nuclear freeze, are published in one volume.



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Understanding Climate Change Science, Policy, and Practice


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Earth biosphere | Published on 03/Mar/2020 01:12

328 pages , University of Toronto Press , 2014-07-31
Conversations about climate change are filled with challenges involving complex data, deeply held values, and political issues. Understanding Climate Change provides readers with a concise, accessible, and holistic picture of the climate change problem, including both the scientific and human dimensions. Understanding ...[Read More]



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Bioastronomy The Search for Extraterrestrial Life — The Exploration Broadens


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413 pages , Springer , 2006-01-20
This book collects together a selection of the best papers presented at the Third International Bioastronomy Symposium held in 1990. The subject is bioastronomy, the search for life in the universe, andthe book is devided according to the five main stages of life as recognized by this new branch of science: cosmic organic, prebiotic, pri...[Read More]



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An Ecological Approach to International Law Responding to the Challenges of Climate Change


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464 pages , Routledge , 2008-01-28
An Ecological Approach to International Law shows that international environmental law is fundamentally flawed and not equipped to meet global challenges. The book examines international legal responses to global climate change by analysing key concepts such as the doctrine of state sovereignty, the law on state responsibility, environm...[Read More]



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Evaluating the Biological Potential in Samples Returned from Planetary Satellites and Small Solar System Bodies Framework for Decision Making


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94 pages , National Academies Press , 1998-09-28
For the first time since the Apollo program, NASA and space agencies abroad have plans to bring samples to Earth from elsewhere in the solar system. There are missions in various stages of definition to gather material over the next decade from Mars, an asteroid, comets, the satellites of Jupiter, and the interplanetary du...[Read More]



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French Women Philosophers A Contemporary Reader : Subjectivity, Identity, Alterity


Published in: Google Books > Philosophy > Earth biosphere | Published on 02/Mar/2020 14:07

453 pages , Psychology Press , 2004-01
This reader is the first of its kind to present the work of leading French women philosophers to an English-speaking audience. Many of the articles appear for the first time in English and have been specially translated for the collection. Christina Howells draws on major areas of philosophical and theoretical debate including Ethic...[Read More]



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Carbon Cycle in the Russian Arctic Seas


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331 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2004-06-24
This study analyzes carbon-cycle conditions controlling the state of the Arctic ecosystem and their seasonal variations. Territory covered includes the Barents, White, Kara, Laptev, East-Siberian and Chukchi Seas, considering inter-correlations between sources of organic carbon, their fluxes, recycling and burial...[Read More]



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Earth Stewardship Linking Ecology and Ethics in Theory and Practice


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457 pages , Springer , 2015-03-26
This book advances Earth Stewardship toward a planetary scale, presenting a range of ecological worldviews, practices, and institutions in different parts of the world and to use them as the basis for considering what we could learn from one another, and what we could do together. Today, inter-hemispheric, intercultural, and transdiscipl...[Read More]



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Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology


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1000 pages , CRC Press , 2001-09-18
With contributions from over 70 international experts, this reference provides comprehensive coverage of plant physiological stages and processes under both normal and stressful conditions. It emphasizes environmental factors, climatic changes, developmental stages, and growth regulators as well as linking plant and crop physiology to ...[Read More]



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Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry Advances and Perspectives


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242 pages , BoD – Books on Demand , 2018-02-19
In 2016, it was 60 years since the eminent Soviet researcher, a disciple and a successor of Ivan Pavlov, Leon Orbeli had proclaimed the birth of a new branch of physiology, evolutionary physiology. In the same year, his ideas were embodied in the foundation in Leningrad, now Saint Petersburg, of the present Sechenov Instit...[Read More]



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Nature Knowledge Ethnoscience, Cognition, and Utility


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417 pages , Berghahn Books , 2003
Numerous scholars, in particular anthropologists, historians, economists, linguists, and biologists, have, over the last few years, studied forms of knowledge and use of nature, and of the ways nature can be protected and conserved. Some of the most prominent scholars have come together in this volume to reflect on what has been achieved...[Read More]



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Shaping the Future Biology and Human Values


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116 pages , National Academies , 1989-01-01
Looks at developments in genetics, cell growth, neurobiology, and evolution, and ethical issues raised by biological research



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