Wooded meadows (also named wood-meadows, park meadows, etc.) are ecosystems in temporal forest regions. They are sparse natural stands with a regularly mown herbaceous layer.
While frequent throughout Europe during the Medieval period and before, wooded meadows have largely disappeared. Wooded meadows originated from the practices of hunter-gatherer communities. They were important in terms of soc...[Read More]
496 pages , Chelsea Green Publishing , 2004 Wind energy today is a booming worldwide industry. The technology has truly come of age, with better, more reliable machinery and a greater understanding of how and where wind power makes sense -- from the independent homestead to a grid-connected utility-wide perspective. Heightened concerns about our environment mean that thi...[Read More]
Greenwashing (a compound word modelled on "whitewash"), also called "green sheen", is a form of spin in which green PR or green marketing is deceptively used to promote the perception that an organization's products, aims or policies are environmentally friendly. Evidence that an organization is greenwashing often comes from pointing out the spending differences: when significantly more money or t...[Read More]
125 pages , Brookings Inst Pr , 1975 Reviews the legislative history of federal pollution-control efforts, noting high costs and enforcement problems, and proposes alternative incentive and other policies to reduce air and water pollution
Ecology New Zealand is a leading provider of professional ecological services throughout New Zealand. Our focus is on providing our government and private sector clients with the ecological expertise required to meet RMA requirements as efficiently as possible.
We have strong expertise in assessing and managing the environmental effects of land and infrastructure development from small-scale subdi...[Read More]