785 pages , Wiley , 2006 Conventional recycling technologies can only recycle 15-20\% of waste plastics. Beyond this, the plastics become increasingly contaminated with extraneous material. Pyrolysis technology can handle unsorted, unwashed plastics and produce high saleable end products such as diesel fuel, with no toxic or environmentally harmful emissions. This book c...[Read More]
412 pages , Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press , 2005 Environmental Impact Assessment: Participation and Practice provides and essential introduction to the evolution and practice of environmental impact assessment in a Canadian context. The Canadian setting is particularly representative of the lasting influence of EIA the diversity of issues EIA processes now ad...[Read More]
Ecogovernmentality, (or environmentality), is the application of Foucaultâ€™s concepts of biopower and governmentality to the analysis of the regulation of social interactions with the natural world. The concept of Ecogovernmentality expands on Foucaultâ€™s genealogical examination of the state to include ecological rationalities and technologies of government (Malette, 2009). Begun in t...[Read More]
89 pages , Academic Foundation , 2008 Providing the latest data on the subject, this record examines the potential of renewable energy in India, particularly in rural areas. A special exploration of distributed power generation highlights the seamless application of the alternative-energy technology and demonstrates how the environment benefits from this resource. Solar ...[Read More]
2009-09-01T07:00:00Z Peregrine falcons (Falco peregrinus) are versatile, generalist predators, well known for hunting a broad array of species using diverse foraging behaviors, and often achieving high levels of foraging success (e.g., Monneret, 1973; Rogers and Leatherwood, 1981; Smith, 1981; Tucker, 1981; Cade, 1982; Ratcliffe, 1993). Peregrine falcons prey on a wide variety of birds ...[Read More]
The Marsh Award for Conservation Biology, established 1991, is an Award run in partnership between the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and the Marsh Christian Trust that recognises an individual for his or her "contributions of fundamental science to the conservation of animal species and habitats".
? ? 1991 HarperAudio1991-01-01T08:00:00ZUSA After her recent divorce, the last thing Diane "Andy" Calhoun wants is another relationship. But then she meets Tom Dabney, a strong and sensitive man who focuses on protecting the wilderness. Andy can't help falling in love with this committed environmentalist who lives alone in the woods. Their passionate affair inspires Andy...[Read More]
Biosorption is a physiochemical process that occurs naturally in certain biomass which allows it to passively concentrate and bind contaminants onto its cellular structure. Biosorption can be defined as the ability of biological materials to accumulate heavy metals from wastewater through metabolically mediated or physico-chemical pathways of uptake. Though using biomass in environmental cleanup h...[Read More]