? 1998 New Dimensions Foundation1998-10-01T07:00:00ZUSA The love of the environment expressed by John Muir has enriched us all. Listen as Sierra Club activist David Orr, Fredrick Turner, and others talk about the importance of Muir's idea that respect for living systems comes before human interests.
2018-04-27T07:00:00Z In A City on a Lake Matthew Vitz tracks the environmental and political history of Mexico City and explains its transformation from a forested, water-rich environment into a smog-infested megacity plagued by environmental problems and social inequality. Vitz shows how Mexico City's unequal urbanization and environmental decline stemmed from numerous scientifi...[Read More]
232 pages , IDRC , 2005-01-01 Environmental, health and sanitary requirements in developed countries are perceived in developing countries as non-tariff barriers to trade. This book shows that such restrictions are perceived to be more stringent during the domestic production season. It also argues that scientific data for specific thresholds appear to be questionable.
2016-11-30T08:00:00Z Plants and animals have evolved ever since their appearance in a largely microbial world. Their own cells are less numerous than the microorganisms that they host and with whom they interact closely. The study of these interactions, termed microbial symbioses, has benefited from the development of new conceptual and technical tools. We are gaining an increasing und...[Read More]
744 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2016-05-09 The Encyclopedia of Cloud Computing provides IT professionals, educators, researchers and students with a compendium of cloud computing knowledge. Authored by a spectrum of subject matter experts in industry and academia, this unique publication, in a single volume, covers a wide range of cloud computing topics, including techno...[Read More]
The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is Canada's leading national land conservation organization. A private, non-profit organization, NCC partners with individuals, corporations, and other non-profit organizations and governments at all levels to protect Canada's most important natural treasures â€” the natural areas that sustain Canadaâ€™s plants and wildlife. Properties are secured t...[Read More]
164 pages , Elsevier , 2013-09-03 Air Pollution presents the fundamental mechanisms whereby pollution is diffused and transported in the atmosphere. This book aims to provide practitioners a correct basis for their decisions. Organized into seven chapters, this book starts with an overview of the diurnal variation of heat received and lost by the ground under clear sky. ...[Read More]