174 pages , 2020-01-12 "Only after the last tree has been cut down. Only after the last river has been poisoned. Only after the last fish has been caught, only then will you find that money cannot be eaten". Cree Indian Prophecy In this book, you can learn how global dietary transitions towards diets higher in calories, meat, dairy, eggs, and processed foods, when combined with ...[Read More]
616 pages , Butterworth-Heinemann , 2013 Addressing the growing global concern for sustainable engineering, Materials and the Environment, 2e is the only book devoted exclusively to the environmental aspects of materials. It explains the ways in which we depend on and use materials and the consequences these have, and it introduces methods for thinking about and designin...[Read More]
142 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2011-10-11 The book identifies the specific ethical aspects of sustainability and develops ethical tools to analyze them. It also provides a methodological framework to integrate ethical and scientific analyses of sustainability issues, and explores the notion of a new type of self-reflective inter- and transdisciplinary su...[Read More]
The world's biodiversity is highly valued but is also highly threatened by various types of human activity. As a consequence, statutory measures are in place to protect habitats and wildlife. These measures range from global to local, and give protection to whole ecosystems or single species.