2009-09-01T07:00:00Z "If you cut down the goldenrod, the wild black cherry, the milkweed and other natives, you eliminate the larvae, and starve the birds. This simple revelation about the food web--and it is an intricate web, not a chain--is the driving force in Bringing Nature Home." --The New York Times
As development and subsequent habitat destr...[Read More]
210 pages , Resources for the Future , 2004 Collaboration has become a popular approach to environmental policy, planning, and management. At the urging of citizens, nongovernmental organizations, and industry, government officials at all levels have experimented with collaboration. Yet questions remain about the roles that governments play in collaboration--whether they...[Read More]
100 pages , OECD Publishing , 2012-01-25 This policy guidance outlines a number of steps to be considered when building capacity for greening national development planning, national budgetary processes and key economic sector strategies.
Lithoautotrophy is a special type of chemoautotrophy found exclusively in Archaea and Bacteria. Lithoautotrophic organisms utilize inorganic compounds as energy sources, typically from mineral in origin. The word lithoautotrophy means "to feed it- or oneself from stone". In ancient Greek, lithos means stone or rock, autos means self, and trophein to feed.
218 pages , Routledge , 2017-08-09 A crucial component of the New Education reform movement, nature study was introduced to elementary schools throughout the English-speaking world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Despite the undoubted enthusiasm with which educators regarded nature study, and the ambitious aims envisioned for teaching it, little sch...[Read More]
294 pages , CRC Press , 2004-08-15 This collection includes thirty-six important recent works on the effects of pollutants on heritage sites, including thirty papers delivered to the Seville International Workshop on Air Pollution and Cultural Heritage in 2003, and six invited new additions. All papers have been written by a team of leading international contributors and...[Read More]