Events of Increased Biodiversity (Enhanced Edition) , Pascal Neige

Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Physics,Environment,Ecology,Life Sciences,Nature,Professional & Technical,Engineering,Environmental Engineering > recycling | Published on 08/Aug/2018 18:03

The fossil record offers a surprising image: that of evolutionary radiations characterized by intense increases in cash or by the sudden diversification of a single species group, while others stagnate or die out. In a modern world, science carries an often pessimistic message, surrounded by studies of global warming and its effects, extinction crisis, emerging di...[Read More]

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Advances in Ecological Research , M. Begon

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Nonfiction,Social Science > Sustainability | Published on 20/Jun/2018 21:54

Concerns about the increasing greenhouse gases in our atmosphere and the resulting global effects have received high visibility in the general media as well as scientific journals. These concerns have been translatedinto several projects from the international scientific community-projects aimed to better understand the processes of climate and how these changes imp...[Read More]

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Student projects in environmental science

Published in: Google Books > Science > environmental science | Published on 13/Jun/2018 01:19

163 pages , Wiley , 2008-06-30
Research projects are among the core components of many undergraduate and Masters degrees within environmental science and physical geography, and students increasingly undertake courses in quantitative research methodology before starting on their own assignment. This one-stop-shop text guides students through their research project from t...[Read More]

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Global Warming and Economic Development A Holistic Approach to International Policy Co-operation and Co-ordination

Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > global warming | Published on 09/Jun/2018 00:23

224 pages , Springer , 1993-04-30
The computer revolution both in the hardware as well as in software has made it possible for economists to analyze complex issues which could not be solved in the past by analytical methods. A large library of numerical techniques are now available to economists for solving models ranging from a simple system of linear simultaneous equat...[Read More]

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Climate Wars The Fight for Survival as the World Overheats

Published in: Google Books > Science > global warming | Published on 22/May/2018 06:05

320 pages , Oneworld Publications , 2010-04-01
Waves of climate refugees. Dozens of failed states. All-out war. From one of the world’s great geopolitical analysts comes a terrifying glimpse of the strategic realities of the near future, when climate change drives the world’s powers towards the cut-throat politics of survival. Prescient and unflinching, Cli...[Read More]

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Resolving Environmental Conflicts, Second Edition

Published in: Google Books > Nature > environmental sustainability | Published on 13/May/2018 02:11

271 pages , CRC Press , 2011-07-12
True progress toward an ecologically sound environment and a socially just culture will be initially expensive in money and effort. The longer we wait, however, the more disastrous the environmental condition will become, the more disputes will arise as a result of our declining quality of life, and the more expensive and difficult the ...[Read More]

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A Whale of a Tale!

Published in: Google Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > ecology for kids | Published on 10/Apr/2018 12:15

45 pages , Random House Books for Young Readers , 2006
Describes the physical characteristics and behaviors of whales, dolphins, and porpoises using rhyming text and colorful illustrations.

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Urban Ecology

Published in: Google Books > Science > Ecology | Published on 11/Mar/2018 09:51

714 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2013-03-09
Provides an overview of international developments in urban ecology, with many examples from cities worldwide. In addition, this book presents a unique exchange of experiences and ideas, with a focus on cooperation between researchers and those involved in putting ideas into practice. Topics include: aims and sta...[Read More]

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Green Energy Sustainable Electricity Supply with Low Environmental Impact

Published in: Google Books > Science > green energy | Published on 09/Mar/2018 06:33

236 pages , CRC Press , 2009-11-18
Green Energy: Sustainable Electricity Supply with Low Environmental Impact defines the future of the world’s electricity supply system, exploring the key issues associated with global warming, and which energy systems are best suited to reducing it. Electricity generation is a concentrated industry with a few sources of emissions...[Read More]

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Environmental Issues The Response of Industry and Public Authorities

Published in: Google Books > Canada > environmental issues | Published on 07/Mar/2018 00:34

172 pages , Halifax, Eng. : Ryburn Pub. , 1993-01-01
"...This book emphasizes the importance of government commitments and the necessity of partnership with local agencies and the private sector in the often hesitant search for solutions to environmental problems. Based on the fruits of a Canada-United Kingdom Colloquium meeting, it brings together the working papers and...[Read More]

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German Climate Consortium

Published in: wikipedia > english > German Climate Consortium | Published on 28/Feb/2018 23:42

The Deutsches Klima-Konsortium e. V. (German Climate Consortium, DKK) is located in Berlin, Germany, and represents the leading players of German climate and climate impact research encompassing 25 renowned research organisations. The federation is also an important international partner acting as a guidepost, strategic partner, project partner and information broker.

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Global distillation

Published in: wikipedia > english > Global distillation | Published on 07/Feb/2018 10:18

Global distillation or the grasshopper effect is the geochemical process by which certain chemicals, most notably persistent organic pollutants (POPs), are transported from warmer to colder regions of the Earth, particularly the poles and mountain tops. Global distillation explains why relatively high concentrations of POPs have been found in the Arctic environment and in the bodies of animals and...[Read More]

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