Healthy city is a term used in public health and urban design to stress the impact of policy on human health. Its modern form derives from a World Health Organization (WHO) initiative on Healthy Cities and Villages in 1986, but has a history dating back to the mid 19th century. The term was developed in conjunction with the European Union, but rapidly became international as a way of establishing ...[Read More]
696 pages , Pearson Higher Ed , 2013-08-29 Appropriate for undergraduate engineering and science courses in Environmental Engineering. Balanced coverage of all the major categories of environmental pollution, with coverage of current topics such as climate change and ozone depletion, risk assessment, indoor air quality, source-reduction and recycling, and groundwater con...[Read More]
168 pages , J. Ross Publishing , 2011 Looks at the issues of sustainability and environmental impact in the field of building design and architecture. This book addresses sustainability in building design through development of a series of examples presented as three dimensional models of well-integrated building systems.
Permaculture Victoria (nee Melbourne) is a group of like minded people who practice Permaculture in all its variations in and around Victoria, Australia.
We have local groups in both Metropolitan and Regional areas, across the state of Victoria along with Special Interest Groups covering such topics as Plants, Beekeeping, and Education.
â€œPermaculture is a practical design concept applicabl...[Read More]
Carbon rift is a theory attributing the input and output of carbon into the environment to human capitalistic systems. This is a derivative of Karl Marx's concept of metabolic rift. In practical terms, increased commodity production demands that greater levels of carbon dioxide (or CO2) be emitted into the biosphere via fossil fuel consumption. Carbon rift theory states that this ultimately disrup...[Read More]
A game warden or wildlife officer is an employee who has the role of protecting wildlife. Game wardens may also be referred to as troopers, state troopers, wildlife troopers, conservation officers or wildlife officers. They have much the same role as gamekeepers in the United Kingdom. They play a major role in keeping a balance in the animal kingdom.
436 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2007-08-17 A hugely important text for advanced undergraduates as well as graduates with an interest in stream and river ecology, this second, updated edition is designed to serve as a textbook as well as a working reference for specialists in stream ecology and related fields. The book presents vital new findings on human ...[Read More]