2018-12-31T08:00:00Z This book provides insights into the fascinating life of the Lesser Flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor) and describes how this enigmatic bird has adapted to the extreme conditions of tropical soda lakes and can even withstand the caustic effects of brine. However, humans are increasingly disrupting the natural cycles of these wetlands, and for these pink birds cha...[Read More]
The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is an international organisation that focuses on making scientific data on biodiversity available via the Internet using web services. The data are provided by many institutions from around the world; GBIF's information architecture makes these data accessible and searchable through a single portal. Data available through the GBIF portal are prim...[Read More]
Sinauer Associates , 2013-04-01 This online environmental science textbook focuses on relevant environmental issues, such as endangered species and natural resources, and explores the scientific approaches used to address them. Each chapter employs an inquiry-based, hands-on approach with integrated links and is accompanied by a lab.
224 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2005-09-02 An important and highly actionable blueprint for optimum workplace safety Health and safety management is an ongoing concern in today's workplace. Effective Environmental, Health, and Safety Management Using the Team Approach provides today's safety professionals with an excellent resource for protecting their organizations' mos...[Read More]
Paul Yeboah, is an educator, farmer, permaculturist, community developer, and social entrepreneur. He is the founder and coordinator of the Ghana Permaculture Institute and Network in Techiman, Ghana, West Africa. It is located in the Brong-Ahafo Region of Ghana. The purpose of the Institute is to build and maintain a stable food system, to take care of the local ecosystems, and to improve the qua...[Read More]
The Future of Marine Animal Populations (FMAP) project was one of the core projects of the international Census of Marine Life (2000â€“2010). FMAP's mission was to describe and synthesize globally changing patterns of species abundance, distribution, and diversity, and to model the effects of fishing, climate change and other key variables on those patterns. This work was done across ocean re...[Read More]