320 pages , Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2019-02-05 Only 35 percent of the 240 million metric tons of waste generated in the United States alone gets recycled, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. This extraordinary collection shows how manufacturers can move from a one-way take-make-waste economy that is burying the world in waste to a circular, make-use-re...[Read More]
2015-07-28T07:00:00Z Most of us want to make a difference. We donate our time and money to charities and causes we deem worthy, choose careers we consider meaningful, and patronize businesses and buy products we believe make the world a better place. Unfortunately, we often base these decisions on assumptions and emotions rather than facts. As a result, even our best intentions oft...[Read More]
258 pages , Routledge , 2010-06-25 As the first book in the field of leadership studies to approach sustainability as a multi-faceted leadership challenge, Leadership for Environmental Sustainability will help to set the terms of the discussion on this topic among students, scholars, and practitioners of leadership for years to come. It explores the connection between le...[Read More]
328 pages , MIT Press , 2015-01-30 Stories of environmental stewardship in communities from New Orleans to Soweto accompany an interdisciplinary framework for understanding civic ecology as a global phenomenon.
Environment and Urbanization ASIA is a peer reviewed journal which provides information in the fields of urbanization, human settlements and the environment across Asia. It is published twice a year by SAGE Publications in association with National Institute of Urban Affairs. Its audience includes researchers, academicians, policy-makers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), activists and studen...[Read More]
333 pages , St. Martin's Press , 2006-08-31 Offering a unique overview of nanoparticle-related environmental risks depending on particle type and exposed surroundings, this volume brings together both medical and nanotechnological aspects. The book adopts an in-depth approach to toxicology from both particle size as well as particle nature, covering all important nanomat...[Read More]
A farm 90 km north of Gothenburg (Sweden west coast). 10 hectar woods, farmland, fields dedicated to nature and adventure activities, freediving, yoga, food and eco-farming. Hens, bees, cat, sheep, dog. Selfsustainability, permaculture, organic, ecological. We welcome woofers and couchsurfers. We do Erasmus+ projects.
400 pages , Simon and Schuster , 2015-03-10 A New York Times bestseller and â€œa passionate, urgentâ€ (The New Yorker) examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of Bowling Alone: why fewer Americans today have the opportunity for upward mobility. Central to the very idea of America is the principle that we are a nation of opportunity....[Read More]
18 pages , 2006 The People's Liberation Army of China has been directed by President Hu Jintao to submit its construction and training plans, as well as materiel transfer, weapon purchases, repair, and disposal to local authorities for approval regarding environmental impacts. The President also issued new regulations that specify assessment procedures and penalties for infracti...[Read More]