BS 8904:2011 - Guidance for community sustainable development is a standard created by the British Standards Institution (BSI), which focuses on implementing sustainability at the community level. The standard provides guidance that assists community leaders in understanding and implementing sustainable development within their organisational structure and throughout the community itself. This hel...[Read More]
416 pages , MIT Press , 2011-08-12 An exploration of commercially available technologies that can enhance energy security and address climate change and public policy options crucial to their adoption.
506 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2012-04-02 This work covers the influence of natural selection on behaviour - an animal's struggle to survive and reproduce by exploiting and competing for resources, avoiding predators, selecting mates and caring for offspring, and how animal societies reflect both cooperation and conflict among individuals.
Water resource issues and problems in developing countries. Problems include the natural scarcity of drinking-water in certain areas, floods, the siltation of river systems, as well as the contamination of rivers and large dams. These problems are more severe and widespread in the developing countries due to their long standing exploitation by the world's richness, industrialized ones. Some 1.1 bi...[Read More]
An ecological relationship is the relationship between an organism in its ecosystem. All organisms in an ecosystem are connected in one way or another. Each interaction depends on the one before it. Each population interacts with one another in a complex web of relations. Ecological relationships help better to describe how they are connected.
There are ecological relationships in which two are op...[Read More]
128 pages , Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , 2012-01 Identifies numerous everyday practices that can be employed to protect and clean up the earth, counseling teens on such options as eating less meat, shopping for vintage clothing and organizing an environmental task force at school. Original.
288 pages , PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd. , 2006-01-01 Primarily intended as a text for undergraduate students of engineering for their core course in environmental studies, this book gives a clear introduction to the fundamental principles of ecology and environmental science and aptly summarizes the relationship between ecology and environmental engineering. Divided into thre...[Read More]
The International Resource Panel is a scientific panel of experts that aims to help nations use natural resources sustainably without compromising economic growth and human needs. It provides independent scientific assessments and expert advice on a variety of areas, including:
the volume of selected raw material reserves and how efficiently these resources are being used
the lifecycle-long enviro...[Read More]