Ecosystem Ecology A New Synthesis

Published in: Google Books > Nature > Ecology | Published on 23/Mar/2020 23:16

Cambridge University Press , 2010-03-04
What can ecological science contribute to the sustainable management and conservation of the natural systems that underpin human well-being? Bridging the natural, physical and social sciences, this book shows how ecosystem ecology can inform the ecosystem services approach to environmental management. The authors recognise that ecosystems ...[Read More]

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Biosphere 3 Rap

Published in: youtube > Tara Clopper > Earth biosphere | Published on 17/Feb/2020 06:48

My AWESOME student Caylen wrote the lyrics to this rap. I did a not so good job at preforming it!

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Understanding Climate Change Impacts on Crop Productivity and Water Balance

Published in: Google Books > Science > global warming | Published on 16/Dec/2019 23:48

234 pages , Academic Press , 2018-02-19
Understanding Climate Change Impacts on Crop Productivity and Water examines the greenhouse gas emissions and their warming effect, climate change projections, crop productivity and water. The book explores the most important greenhouse gases that influence the climate system, technical terms associated with climate projections, an...[Read More]

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Environmental Engineering Dictionary of Technical Terms and Phrases English to Greek and Greek to English

Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > environmental engineering | Published on 24/Sep/2019 06:09

146 pages , Business Expert Press , 2017-04
Engineering, both in education and in practice, has increasingly become a global enterprise. And although English is and remains the lingua franca of the engineering and scientific world, engineering is still taught and practiced in the local languages of world. But there really is no reliable source for translating the often a...[Read More]

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Aquaponics Food Production Systems , Simon Goddek, Alyssa Joyce, Benz Kotzen & Gavin M. Burnell

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Education,Life Sciences,Agriculture,Environment > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 15:16

This open access book, written by world experts in aquaponics and related technologies, provides the authoritative and comprehensive overview of the key aquaculture and hydroponic and other integrated systems, socio-economic and environmental aspects. Aquaponic systems, which combine aquaculture and vegetable food production offer alternative technology solutio...[Read More]

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Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

Published in: wikipedia > english > Leadership in Energy and Environ | Published on 16/Jul/2018 21:24

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is one of the most popular green building certification programs used worldwide. Developed by the non-profit U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) it includes a set of rating systems for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of green buildings, homes, and neighborhoods that aims to help building owners and operators be environmental...[Read More]

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Huddle 2011 - Environmental Issues Panel

Published in: youtube > UBC > environmental issues | Published on 10/Jul/2018 15:15

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the Asian Canadian Cultural Organization. Calls for collective action against some of the most pressing issues we face...

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Energy quality

Published in: wikipedia > english > Energy quality | Published on 03/Jul/2018 00:30

Energy quality is the contrast between different forms of energy, the different trophic levels in ecological systems and the propensity of energy to convert from one form to another. The concept refers to the empirical experience of the characteristics, or qualia, of different energy forms as they flow and transform. It appeals to our common perception of the heat value, versatility, and environme...[Read More]

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Forest restoration

Published in: wikipedia > english > Forest restoration | Published on 18/Jun/2018 21:08

Forest restoration is defined as “actions to re-instate ecological processes, which accelerate recovery of forest structure, ecological functioning and biodiversity levels towards those typical of climax forest” i.e. the end-stage of natural forest succession. Climax forests are relatively stable ecosystems that have developed the maximum biomass, structural complexity and species dive...[Read More]

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Published in: wikipedia > english > Heliophyte | Published on 16/Jun/2018 10:23

Sunstroke plants or heliophytes are adapted to a habitat with a very intensive insolation, because of the construction of its own structure and maintenance (metabolism). Solar plants, for example, are mullein, ling, thyme and soft velcro, white clover, and most roses. They are common in open terrain, rocks, meadows, as well as at the mountain pastures and grasslands and other long sunny exposures....[Read More]

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Environmental Education, Ethics and Action in Southern Africa

Published in: Google Books > Science > environmental education | Published on 16/Jun/2018 02:23

174 pages , HSRC Press , 2002
On the imperative of sustainable development: a philosophical and ethical appraisal / Johan Hattingh -- Integrating economic development, social justice and ecological sustainability: a case of sustainable development in the waste industry, eThekwini Unicity, Durban / Sara Freeman, Ndyebo Mgingqizana -- Environmental management: expertise, u...[Read More]

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Rare species

Published in: wikipedia > english > Rare species | Published on 19/May/2018 14:59

A rare species is a group of organisms that are very uncommon, scarce, or infrequently encountered. This designation may be applied to either a plant or animal taxon, and is distinct from the term endangered or threatened. Designation of a rare species may be made by an official body, such as a national government, state, or province. The term more commonly appears without reference to specific cr...[Read More]

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