480 pages , Routledge , 2003-09-02 This revised and updated new edition retains the clear and powerful argument which characterized the original. It gives a valuable analysis of the theory and practice of sustainable development and suggests that at the start of the new millennium, we should think radically about the challenge of sustainability. Fully revised, this lates...[Read More]
649 pages , John Wiley & Sons Incorporated , 1997-07-28 This introduction to environmental issues contains five integrating themes: the global scope of environmental issues; the importance of urban environments; sustainability; human population; and the ethical and economic basis for making choices about environmental issues.
2016-04-12T07:00:00Z The Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program is, in a sense, an experiment to transform the nature of science, and represents one of the most effective mechanisms for catalyzing comprehensive site-based research that is collaborative, multidisciplinary, and long-term in nature. The scientific contributions of the Program are prodigious, but the broader impacts ...[Read More]
262 pages , Black Rose Books Ltd. , 2001 As weaponry and warfare have become more sophisticated, so their long-term effects have become more insidious and deadly. Whilst it is easy to identify the visible aftermath of war, how can we gauge less obvious costs such as poverty, famine, environmental problems and civil unrest? Each year governments pump huge amounts of money...[Read More]
338 pages , Metro Publishing, Limited , 2014-06-02 The idea that we are one step from calamity is as old as history itself. Every step on the road of progress has been countered by those who think that we should keep to a primitive lifestyle. But despite the fact that they've been proved wrong, the pessimists are undeterred by their abysmal record. Today, industrialisati...[Read More]