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]
AsociaÈ›ia EcoLogic este activÄƒ din anul 2001, custode al RezervaÈ›iei Creasta CocoÈ™ului din 2005 ( al sitului Natura 2000 GutÃ¢i â€“ Creasta CocoÈ™ului din 2011), realizatorul primului Greenway din MaramureÈ™ Ã®n 2006 È™i manager al destinaÈ›iei de ecoturism Mara-CosÄƒu-Creasta CocoÈ™ului din 2015.
213 pages , Storey Publishing , 2003-07 From the day it was released in 2000, Keeping a Nature Journal has struck a profound chord among professional, casual, and occasional naturalists of all ages. In response to this groundswell of enthusiasm, we have revised KEEPING A NATURE JOURNAL, updated the interior design, and created a new cover. Undoubtedly the most exciting n...[Read More]
Tanzania Ecological and Wildlife Exploration Center (TEWEC) is an organization established in 2014, but the idea for its establishment started five years ago and finally we realised all the ideas in 2014 by the founder Mr. Hamenya Mpemba. We aimed to explore nature in its real state which is in the parks, game reserves and WMAâ€™s. In line with our main aim, we are mainly focused on Ecologica...[Read More]
164 pages , 2009-08-15 This book concentrates on one aspect of the Earth - global warming, and how this affects (and is affected by) the atmosphere, the surface (and the near subsurface) of the Earth, and the life that inhabits the planet. It begins with an overview of global warming then proceeds to consider the science in more detail, starting with the observations that tell u...[Read More]
Product lifetimes represent an important area of enquiry with regards to product design, the circular economy and sustainable development. This is because products, with the materials involved in their design, production, distribution, use and disposal (across their life cycle), embody carbon due to the energy involved in these processes. Therefore, if product lifetimes can be extended, the use of...[Read More]