2016-11-22T08:00:00Z As the Smithsonian Institution's twelfth Secretary, Dr. G. Wayne Clough traveled extensively to connect with researchers and gain a better understanding of the scope of the Institution's work. While the Smithsonian is comprised of nineteen museums and galleries, a National Zoological Park, and nine research facilities, it also has a research presence in more than on...[Read More]
224 pages , CRC Press , 2019-07-11 Spatial Thinking in Environmental Contexts: Maps, Archives, and Timelines cultivates the spatial thinking "habit of mind" as a critical geographical view of how the world works, including how environmental systems function, and how we can approach and solve environmental problems using maps, archives, and timelines. The work explains wh...[Read More]
? ? 1998 New Dimensions Foundation1998-10-01T07:00:00ZUSA To what extent is the global economy destroying the environment that supports us all? Listen as activist Jerry Mander and Swedish philosopher Helena Norberg-Hodge provide detail on the realities of global commerce, and how to counter its hold on our society.
Holistic management (from á½…Î»Î¿Ï‚ holos, a Greek word meaning all, whole, entire, total) in agriculture is a systems thinking approach to managing resources that was originally developed by Allan Savory for reversing desertification. In 2010 the Africa Centre for Holistic Management in Zimbabwe, Operation Hope (a "proof of concept" project using holistic management) was named the winn...[Read More]
319 pages , Resources for the Future , 1998 This important new volume emerges from the most extensive evaluation of American pollution control ever undertaken. The authors provide authoritative analysis of how our efforts are succeeding and how they are lacking. This is crucial reading for concerned citizens, scholars and students, and of course policymakers, as new envi...[Read More]
201 pages , Duke University Press , 1987 Energy supply problems for the long run have not been solved according to John Blackburn, and they will reappear when the present temporary glut in the oil market ends. Now is the time, Blackburn argues, to plan an orderly transition to a sustainable energy futureâ€”before another crisis looms.