2014-06-26T07:00:00Z Coral reefs are among the most biodiverse of ecosystems. In this Very Short Introduction, Charles Sheppard tells the fascinating story of how and where coral reefs are formed and the diversity of marine life they support. He also highlights the threats they face due to exploitation and the conservation efforts in place to tackle these issues.
176 pages , Rowman & Littlefield , 2010-06-01 Written by a parent, for parents, this opinionated, personal, and easy-to-use guide has hundreds of ideas to keep the kids entertained for an hour, a day, or a weekend! Fun with the Family Metro New York leads the way to amusement parks, historical attractions, childrenâ€™s museums, wildlife habitats, festivals, parks, a...[Read More]
112 pages , IIED , 2007 This paper discusses the possibilities and constraints for adaptation to climate change in urban areas in low- and middle-income nations. These contain a third of the world's population and a large proportion of the people and economic activities most at risk from sea-level rise and from the heatwaves, storms and floods whose frequency and/or inte...[Read More]
192 pages , Ilex Press , 2013-07-01 The Green Design and Print Production Handbook' shows how you can create a green business culture, reduce your environmental footprint and help the planet. Adopting a cradle-to-grave approach, the book explores green raw materials and green design, and how eco-friendly practices can be integrated into prepress, printing, distribution a...[Read More]
254 pages , The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) , 2016-06-01 Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. Climate is changing across our planet, largely, as a result of human activities. The indicators of climate change include physical responses such as changes in the surface temperature, atmospheric water vapour, severe climatic events, m...[Read More]
207 pages , University of Toronto Press , 2010-10-23 What are Indigenous research methodologies, and how do they unfold? Indigenous methodologies flow from tribal knowledge, and while they are allied with several western qualitative approaches, they remain distinct. These are the focal considerations of Margaret Kovach's study,which offers guidance to those conducting re...[Read More]