264 pages , CRC Press , 2003-09-02 This comprehensive text provides a concise overview of environmental problems caused by agriculture, (such as pesticide pollution and increased nitrate levels) and offers practical solutions to them. It is well illustrated and contains a fully-referenced introduction to the main contemporary agricultural pollution issues in the UK. It w...[Read More]
2018-06-17T07:00:00Z The Blue RIdge Mountains of North Carolina contain the highest peaks in the Eastern United States. The region covers an area of about 11,000 square miles, and is roughly the size of the en tire state of Massachusetts. Of all the regions of Tarheel State, they are by and far my favorite and I would rather travel nowhere else on this planet.
424 pages , Oxford University Press , 2017-04-20 Are profits and sustainability compatible? This book brings unique perspectives to this key debate by exploring the history of green entrepreneurship since the nineteenth century, and its spread globally in industries including renewable energy, organic food, natural beauty, ecotourism, recycling, architecture, and finance...[Read More]
744 pages , Elsevier , 2009-09-16 Pyrolysis of Organic Molecules with Applications to Health and Environmental Issues, the 28th volume in the Techniques and Instrumentation in Analytical Chemistry series, gives a systematic and comprehensive description of pyrolysis of non-polymeric organic molecules. Pyrolysis is involved in many practical applications as well as in man...[Read More]
The Villa Tunari â€“ San Ignacio de Moxos Highway, also known as the Cochabambaâ€“Beni Highway is a road project in Bolivia connecting the towns of Villa Tunari (in Cochabamba Department) and San Ignacio de Moxos (in Beni Department). It would provide the first direct highway link between the two departments. The project has an expected overall cost of $415 million and extends 306 kilome...[Read More]
Site-based conservation is an approach to nature conservation that relies on the designation of important or representative examples of sites supporting key habitats or species, such as Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) or Important Bird Areas (IBAs). Whilst a rational way of ensuring that the very best resources are protected, it is open to a number of criticisms:
It tends to focus resources and prot...[Read More]