224 pages , Oxford University Press , 2013-07-17 The chapters in Patient Care and Professionalism are ordered so that the main character in this book, the patient, has the first voice, followed by the ancient history of professionalism, the recent resurrection of professionalism in the United Kingdom (UK), and finally professionalism in the United States (US). The eleven...[Read More]
In ecology, edge effects are changes in population or community structures that occur at the boundary of five or more habitats. Areas with small habitat fragments exhibit especially pronounced edge effects that may extend throughout the range. As the edge effects increase, the boundary habitat allows for greater biodiversity.
248 pages , CRC Press , 2007-10-01 Tackling environmental issues such as global warming, ozone depletion, acid rain, water pollution, and soil contamination requires an understanding of the underlying science and chemistry of these processes in real-world systems and situations. Chemistry for Environmental and Earth Sciences provides a student-friendly introduction to th...[Read More]
320 pages , Jacaranda , 1994 Most attempts to control pollution have been piecemeal, focusing on one environmental component at a time, such as air or water, and have not addressed the big picture. Such efforts have not fully accounted for the Earth's fundamental interconnectedness and unity; as a result, pollution control has often lagged behind pollution-related proble...[Read More]
The philosophy of environment is a trend of free thought located between philosophy, epistemology and anthropology. It combines various schools of philosophy such as humanist ecology, philosophy of evolution and environmental humanism. It is also meant to be a cultural trend having an influence in society.
144 pages , Courier Corporation , 2016-04-10 Concise, engaging biography of the planet reviews scientific studies of Earth, discusses the creation of continents, considers the origin and diversity of plant and animal life, and much more.