218 pages , Academic Press , 2018-01-21 Global Air Pollution in Aging: Reading Smoke Signals is a complete reference connecting environmental pollution research to the human aging process. Since 1800, lifespans have more than doubled as infections declined and medicine improved. But the 20th century introduced a new global scourge of air pollution from fossil fuels with ...[Read More]
332 pages , Princeton University Press , 2007 Here, in a thoroughly revised and updated edition of his influential earlier work, Robert Poulin provides an evolutionary ecologist's view of the biology of parasites. He sets forth a comprehensive synthesis of parasite evolutionary ecology, integrating information across scales from the features of individual parasites to th...[Read More]
131 pages , GRIN Verlag , 2009-03-25 Master's Thesis from the year 2009 in the subject Business economics - Business Ethics, Corporate Ethics, grade: 1,3, University of Applied Sciences Essen, 120 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: The findings of this research are most useful for those (e.g. executives, environmental managers) who view environment...[Read More]
237 pages , Earthscan , 2002 This text highlights the role that renewable energy can play in achieving sustainable development. It focuses on rural areas of developing countries, looking in particular at stand-alone solar home systems and grid-connected biomass cogeneration plants. It analyzes the main barriers to the successful transfer of renewable energy technology, w...[Read More]
ALBOAN is the outreach arm of the Loyola Province of the Society of Jesus for development and social action. It was founded in 1994 but has roots in mission secretariats in San SebastiÃ¡n, in Gujarat, India, and in the Far East. It is situated in the Basque country of Bilbao and Pamplona. In 2004 support for Fe y AlegrÃa was incorporated into ALBOAN. In 2009 offices opened in all provincial c...[Read More]
HuÇ’hÄ“iÃ n (Chinese: ç«é»‘æš—) is an ancient Chinese system of aesthetics believed to serve as the philosophical yang to fengshui's yin. It was originally described as an art of only theoretical use, although it was eventually adopted as the de facto alternative to fengshui.
HuÇ’hÄ“iÃ n translate as "fire and darkness" in English. This name refers to a passage from the...[Read More]
450 pages , Academic Press , 2015-11-25 This derivative volume stemming from content included in our seminal Power Electronics Handbook takes its chapters related to renewables and establishes them at the core of a new volume dedicated to the increasingly pivotal and as yet under-published intersection of Power Electronics and Alternative Energy. While this re-versioning...[Read More]
338 pages , Royal Botanic Gardens Kew , 2000-01-01 Where Next? examines the phenomenal advances in technology in a world where desperate poverty, starvation, environmental disaster and exile afflict millions of people.Nineteen essays address the broader aspects of modern environmental issues and suggest ways forward.
312 pages , World Scientific , 2014-11-27 Over the past two centuries, abuse of antiquities and fine art has evolved from the â€œspoils of warâ€ into a medium for conducting terrorism which strives to erase the cultural heritage of â€œthe otherâ€. At the same time, the growth of the art market over the past fifty years has created opportunities for expl...[Read More]