728 pages , Wiley-VCH , 1995-10-10 For more than eighty years, the name Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry has been synonymous with information of the highest quality. Chemists and engineers in industry and academia know that they can rely on the knowledge and expertise of around 3,000 first-class authors. The Fifth Edition, now available in print as a comple...[Read More]
240 pages , Routledge , 2012-06-25 Since the 1990s, tourism has become a major driver of economic activity and community development in Brazil. New policies and approaches, growing expertise and investment in tourism have brought significant transformation in tourism products, destination development and community involvement. In addition Brazil will be hosting two major...[Read More]
The department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, part of the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida.
The University of Florida department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation intends to educate, inform and provide updated information on Wildlife Ecology and Conservation activities and to support and promote Wildlife Ecology and Conservation objectives for the...[Read More]
Members of the Washington Native Plant Society share a common interest in Washingtonâ€™s unique and diverse flora. We represent all levels of botanical knowledge, from professionals and experienced amateur botanists, to beginners just becoming curious about the beautiful plants and habitats of our state.
For more than 40 years the Washington Native Plant Society has enjoyed educating members...[Read More]
Metabolic rift is Karl Marx's notion of the "irreparable rift in the interdependent process of social metabolism,"â€”Marx's key conception of ecological crisis tendencies under capitalism. Marx theorized a rupture in the metabolic interaction between humanity and the rest of nature emanating from capitalist production and the growing division between town and country.
Metabolic rift, accordin...[Read More]
Watts Up With That? (or WUWT) is a blog promoting climate change denial that was created by Anthony Watts in 2006.
The blog predominantly discusses climate issues with a focus on anthropogenic climate change, generally accommodating beliefs that are in opposition to the scientific consensus on climate change. Contributors include Christopher Monckton and Fred Singer as guest authors. In November 2...[Read More]
Optimal virulence is a concept relating to the ecology of hosts and parasites. One definition of virulence is the host's parasite-induced loss of fitness. The parasite's fitness is determined by its success in transmitting offsprings to other hosts. At one time, the consensus was that over time, virulence moderated and parasitic relationships evolved toward symbiosis. This view has been challenged...[Read More]