Marine biology is the scientific study of organisms in the sea. Given that in biology many phyla, families and genera have some species that live in the sea and others that live on land, marine biology classifies species based on the environment rather than on taxonomy.A large proportion of all life on Earth lives in the ocean. The exact size of this large proportion is unknown, since many ocean s...[Read More]
The 2000-watt society is an environmental vision, first introduced in 1998 by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in ZÃ¼rich (ETH Zurich), which pictures the average First World citizen reducing their overall average primary energy usage to no more than 2,000 watts (48 kilowatt-hours per day) by the year 2050, without lowering their standard of living.
The concept addresses not only person...[Read More]
20 pages , American Society for Training and Development , 2013-11-01 A sustainable measurement and evaluation process can help a workplace learning professional maintain thier relevance to multiple stakeholders, increase thier chances to survive and thrive in difficult times, and raise their credibility as a future-focused, strategic partner. But staying on track is esp...[Read More]
2018-01-02T08:00:00Z During recent years, environmental debate worldwide has been dominated by climate change, carbon emissions and eff orts to achieve low carbon economies. But a number of academic, technical, political, business and NGO initiatives indicate that there is a new wave of environmental attention focused on a wholly different set of subjects: namely that of natural capital...[Read More]
506 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2012-12-06 For the last eighteen years we have been deeply involved in a cooperative effort with our Latin American colleagues in genetics, biochemistry, physiology, and molecular biology. We have been in close contact with scientists in a number of centers and have helped to organize symposia, workshops, and so forth, in a...[Read More]
2016 A large-scale transition to renewable energy sources will become increasingly appealing as the issues of federal regulation, climate change, and decreased fossil fuel energy return on energy investment become more prevalent. Although renewable resources remain a small portion of the nation0Ì9s and Utah0Ì9s energy portfolio mix, current power purchase agreements indicate an im...[Read More]