282 pages , Routledge , 2016-09-17 This volume presents a comprehensive analysis of the role of business in safeguarding the environment. It introduces general issues and context, and then gives a detailed, critical examination of all the key tools of corporate environmental management systems and standards: environmental policies, guidelines and charters, environmental ...[Read More]
2009-08-11T07:00:00Z Repackaged with a new afterword, this "valuable and entertaining" (New York Times Book Review) book explores how scientists are adapting nature's best ideas to solve tough 21st century problems.
Biomimicry is rapidly transforming life on earth. Biomimics study nature's most successful ideas over the past 3.5 million years, and adapt them for human use. Th...[Read More]
320 pages , Palgrave Macmillan , 2014-10-01 Technologies have created crucial connections across borders requiring new forms of regulation. This book analyses how experts, cartels and international organizations have written the rules for Europe since around 1850. Based on fresh research in the archives of multiple international organizations and European countries it ex...[Read More]
The Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology has a rich tradition of blending basic and applied research. We promote scientific discovery and scientific literacy through teaching and public outreach. We strive for leadership in our scholarly disciplines combined with excellence in the classroom. To those ends, our service to the University and the community is bu...[Read More]
88 pages , 2003 collection of abstracts from the 14th Global Warming International Conference & Expo, Boston, 2003. Sessions and topiecs include: climate change and greenhouse gas emissions; extreme events and global warming; ocean circulation and sea surface temperature; human health in a changing climate; mitigation of GHG emissions and energy & natural resources future; susta...[Read More]
440 pages , MIT Press , 2009-10-30 Conventional wisdom about young people's use of digital technology often equates generational identity with technology identity: today's teens seem constantly plugged in to video games, social networking sites, and text messaging. Yet there is little actual research that investigates the intricate dynamics of youths' social and recreati...[Read More]