331 pages , Oxford University Press, USA , 2014 Today, the word is nearly ubiquitous: seeming to have come out of nowhere to dominate the discussion, from permaculture to renewable energy to the local food movement, the ideas that underlie and define sustainability can be traced back several centuries. In this illuminating and entertaining history, Jeremy L. Caradonna tr...[Read More]
367 pages , Springer , 2015-11-26 This textbook provides a comprehensive compilation of conceptual perspectives, methodological approaches and empirical insights of inter- and transdisciplinary sustainability science. Written by an international team of authors from leading sustainability institutions, the textbook covers key perspectives and topics of the scientific dis...[Read More]
45 pages , 2012 A beautiful non-fiction book which aims to inspire children to think about art made from recycled material. In the early 1900s the way art was created changed. Pablo Picasso used cardboard instead of paint. Marcel Duchamp called a bicycle wheel art and Raoul Hausemann made a sculpture out of an old shopkeeper s dummy. Instead of using traditional materials such a...[Read More]
The Office of Global Programs (OGP) is a division of the United States' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) run under the auspices of the Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR).
The purpose of the OGP is to oversee the NOAA Climate and Global Change (C&GC) Program. The OGP assists NOAA in its task of providing climate forecasts by sponsoring focused scientific research...[Read More]
542 pages , Brooks/Cole Publishing Company , 2003 This title covers developments in environmental science and environmental science education. The student CD-ROM integrates nearly 100 animations and interactions with chapter summaries, flashcards and web-based quizzes.
Ecological land classification is a cartographical delineation or regionalisation of distinct ecological areas, identified by their geology, topography, soils, vegetation, climate conditions, living species, habitats, water resources, and sometimes also anthropic factors. These factors control and influence biotic composition and ecological processes.
250 pages , Bentham Science Publishers , 2017-04-07 Although a lot is known about the influence of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) on the marine environment, there are still many unanswered questions. Petrogenic Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the Aquatic Environment is a monograph that sums up basic knowledge about this topic while highlighting current resea...[Read More]
400 pages , Columbia University Press , 2009-12-01 Common stereotypes portray black fathers as being largely absent from their families. Yet while black fathers are less likely than white and Hispanic fathers to marry their child's mother, many continue to parent through cohabitation and visitation, providing caretaking, financial, and other in-kind support. This volume ...[Read More]