85 pages , Routledge , 2011 Effective adaptation to climate change will be an international priority over the next decades, and yet current adaptation projects are often not sustainable. Adaptation policies that focus on reducing specific climate sensitivities can, even if bringing benefits, adversely affect vulnerable groups and create social inequity, or even unintenti...[Read More]
2013-03-21T07:00:00Z A pioneering forester, sportsman, wildlife manager, and ecologist, Aldo Leopold was also a gifted writer whose farsighted land ethic is proving increasingly relevant in our own time. Now, his essential contributions to our literature--some hard-to-find or previously unpublished--are gathered in a single volume for the first time. Here is Leopold's classic A ...[Read More]
Weâ€™ve all heard the term Road Ecology, but do you actually know what it means?
Road ecology is a relatively new sub-discipline of ecology that focuses on understanding the interactions between road systems and the natural environment.
Road ecology is an applied science and much of the work within this field endeavours to find ways to minimise the detrimental effects that road systems can...[Read More]
129 pages , Publications de l'OCDE , 1998-07-29 Interest in sustainable development and awareness of the international dimension of environmental problems, have stimulated governments to track and chart environmental progress and its links with economic conditions and trends. This publication presents leading environmental indicators from the OECD Core Set and thus contr...[Read More]