51 pages , DIANE Publishing , 2001-09 This report: (1) examines the extent to which companies have adopted pollution prevention (PP) measures, (2) identifies the major factors that facilitate or encourage companies to use PP strategies, & (3) identifies the major factors that discourage their use of PP. Examines quantitative data available from the EPA & other sources on...[Read More]
1971-01-01T08:00:00Z In this book published in 1953 by the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas, herpetologist Henry S. Fitch and biologist Lewis L. Sandidge describe the ecology of the opossum, Didelphis marsupialis viginiana, of the University of Kansas Natural History Reservation.
2019-02-15T08:00:00Z This book documents the effects of natural hazards on coastal ecosystems in detail. The sea is an indispensable component of the Earth system, and human societies obtain many goods and services from the marine environment. Global warming threatens marine ecosystems through seawater temperature rise, acidification, sea-level rise and the increased frequency of severe...[Read More]
122 pages , National Academies Press , 2009-12-17 Sustainable development--meeting human needs while nurturing and restoring the planet's life support systems--requires a continuous process of scientific innovation, new knowledge and learning, and collaborative approaches to implementing technologies and policies. To address these challenges, different stakeholder groups...[Read More]
272 pages , Harper Collins , 2009-10-06 â€œSteadilyâ€”by redefining greenâ€”Jones is making sure that our planet and our people will not just survive but also thrive in a clean-energy economy.â€ â€”Leonardo DiCaprio A New York Times bestseller, The Green Collar Economy by award-winning human rights activist and environmental leader Van Jones deliv...[Read More]
338 pages , Simon and Schuster , 2005-06-02 A Smithsonian senior conservator shares professional advice on how to safeguard and maintain collectibles, from art and family heirlooms to sports memorabilia and antiques, in a guide complemented by insider information on how the Smithsonian Institution cares for national treasures. Original. 50,000 first printing.
An endangered species recovery plan is a document describing the current status, threats and intended methods for increasing rare and endangered species population sizes. The U.S. Endangered Species Act of 1973 requires that all species considered endangered must have a plan implemented for their recovery, but the format is also useful when considering the conservation of any endangered species. R...[Read More]
498 pages , Cooper Publishing Group , 2004 This book covers both the biological and management needs in the field of fish ecology. Written for college students and practicing fish ecologists and fishery managers. Emphasis is placed on how fishes deal with environmental conditions in their survival, growth, and population processes and a case study approach is used to pre...[Read More]
255 pages , Nordic Africa Inst , 1989-01-01 Environmental issues are all too often treated separately from politics and social change. This volume tries to redress the balance. Common to the essays is a search for the interrelationship between ecological stress and politics.