382 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2011-10-26 Roots represent half of the plant body â€“ and arguably the more interesting half. Despite its obvious importance for the whole plant, until recently our knowledge of the root apparatus was very limited, mostly due to the inadequacy of the techniques available. Recent advances in the visualization and measur...[Read More]
352 pages , Penguin , 2014-03-18 "A hugely inventive adventure." â€”Eoin Colfer, New York Times bestselling author of the Artemis Fowl series In a world where animals are slowly fading into extinction, twelve-year-old Kester Jaynes feels as if he hardly exists either. Heâ€™s been locked away in a home for troubled children and is unable to speak a word. Then on...[Read More]
253 pages , Earthscan , 2005 The World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg in 2002 brought together thousands of delegates who mapped out the future of the global sustainable development agenda. The resulting technical document, the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (JPOI), identifies priorities in the implementation of Agenda 21 and other internat...[Read More]
200 pages , 2005-12 FIELD & STREAM, Americaâ€™s largest outdoor sports magazine, celebrates the outdoor experience with great stories, compelling photography, and sound advice while honoring the traditions hunters and fishermen have passed down for generations.
288 pages , Routledge , 2012-05-04 With radical and innovative design solutions, everyone could be living in buildings and settlements that are more like gardens than cargo containers, and that purify air and water, generate energy, treat sewage and produce food - at lower cost. Birkeland introduces systems design thinking that cuts across academic and professional bound...[Read More]
389 pages , MIT Press , 1991 The contributions in this book focus instead on the economic effects of global warming, providing an excellent summary of current thinking on this important issue.Global warming is debated largely in environmental terms. The contributions in this book focus instead on the economic effects of global warming, providing an excellent summary of c...[Read More]