243 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2001-05-18 This book sets forth a set of truly controversial and astonishing theories: First, it proposes that below the surface of the earth is a biosphere of greater mass and volume than the biosphere the total sum of living things on our planet's continents and in its oceans. Second, it proposes that the inhabitants of t...[Read More]
216 pages , Author House , 2009-04-15 The story of how Anne Lipscomb turned what might have been a devastating illness into inner wisdom to create an astonishingly adventurous, happy life after 14 years trapped inside her home with multiple chemical sensitivity.
2014-06-01 Renewable energy with Vernier features 26 experiments in wind and solar energy. The lab book contains a combination of explorations, traditional experiments, inquiry investigations, engineering projects, and more. In these experiments, students learn about renewable energy, experiment with variables affecting power output from model wind turbines and solar panels, and partici...[Read More]
The exploitation of natural resources is the use of natural resources for economic growth, sometimes with a negative connotation of accompanying environmental degradation. It started to emerge on an industrial scale in the 19th century as the extraction and processing of raw materials (such as in mining, steam power, and machinery) developed much further than it had in preindustrial eras. During t...[Read More]
240 pages , Princeton University Press , 2010-03-22 The impact on climate from 200 years of industrial development is an everyday fact of life, but did humankind's active involvement in climate change really begin with the industrial revolution, as commonly believed? Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum has sparked lively scientific debate since it was first published--arguing ...[Read More]
2010-01-11T08:00:00Z This book explores the links among ecology, disease, and international politics in the context of the Greater Caribbean in the seventeenth through early twentieth centuries. Yellow fever and malaria attacked newcomers, which helped keep the Spanish Empire Spanish in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. In the late eighteenth and through the nineteenth cen...[Read More]
144 pages , Fair Winds Press , 2017-10-03 Power foodies are constantly on the go--to work, to the gym, or play--Rens Kroes wants you to take your delicious and healthy food with you! Thereâ€™s no reason to buy a smoothie at the spin class smoothie bar, make your own favorite Power Food smoothie and bring it with you! Busy days at work often mean finding a lunch at a...[Read More]
Plant Resources of Tropical Africa, known by its acronym PROTA, is an international programme concerned with making scientific information about utility plants accessible in Africa, supporting their sustainable use to reduce poverty.
PROTAâ€™s stated mission is to synthesise all the information available for approximately 8,000 plants used in tropical Africa, and make it widely accessible in ...[Read More]