94 pages , Wild Goose Publications , 1996 Ghillean Prance, Director of Kew Gardens, applies his immeasurable knowledge as a botanist and scientist and his deeply held Christian beliefs to the basic questions surrounding our destruction of the earth and what we can do to change course.
358 pages , Kluwer Law International , 2006 Marine oil pollution is one of the most damaging environmental liabilities of our time, and is taken very seriously by governments. Although international conventions take the lead in the legal regime underpinning prevention and compensation of marine oil pollution damage, national legal systems differ considerably in how they ...[Read More]
280 pages , Academic Press , 2012-12-31 Are you developing strategies for a future sustainable energy supply? Are you designing policies to deploy renewable energy technologies in your country? Are you looking for new tools and measures to make your policies more effective? Are you planning to make decisions on renewable energy investments in certain countries and are yo...[Read More]
A hyperaccumulator is a plant capable of growing in soils with very high concentrations of metals, absorbing these metals through their roots, and concentrating extremely high levels of metals in their tissues. The metals are concentrated at levels that are toxic to closely related species not adapted to growing on the metalliferous soils. Compared to non-hyperaccumulating species, hyperaccumulato...[Read More]
Laury Haytayan is a Lebanese oil & gas expert in the Middle East and North Africa. Since 2011, she has been leading the parliamentary capacity development portfolio at the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) in the MENA region, focusing on the legislative and oversight roles of Arab parliamentarians in advancing reforms in the Middle East Oil and Gas sector. For the past decade, Haytayan ...[Read More]
Cumulative environmental effects can be defined as effects on the environment which are caused by the combined results of past, current and future activities. While the precise definition of a cumulative effect varies from nation-to-nation, most use a definition similar to that defined under the US National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations. The NEPA regulations define a cumulative effec...[Read More]