Environment!
Score: 3.5
From 34 Ratings

Environment!


  • Author: Teymur Roshdi
  • Release Date : 2011-06-09
  • Genre: Life Sciences
  • File Size: 8163 Bytes


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Timefulness
Score: 4.5
From 5 Ratings

Timefulness


  • Author: Marcia Bjornerud
  • Release Date : 2018-09-11
  • Genre: Geology
  • File Size: 6219046 Bytes


Why an awareness of Earth’s temporal rhythms is critical to our planetary survivalFew of us have any conception of the enormous timescales in our planet’s long history, and this narrow perspective underlies many of the environmental problems we are creating for ourselves. The passage of nine days, which is how long a drop of water typically stays in Earth’s atmosphere, is something we can easily grasp. But spans of hundreds of years—the time a molecule of carbon dioxide resides in the atmosphere—approach the limits of our comprehension. Our everyday lives are shaped by processes that vastly predate us, and our habits will in turn have consequences that will outlast us by generations. Timefulness reveals how knowing the rhythms of Earth’s ...

Environment

Environment


  • Author : Glenn Adelson
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780300126143


Environment Book Description :

This major anthology is the first to apply a fully interdisciplinary approach to environmental studies. A comprehensive guide to environmental literacy, the book demonstrates how the sciences, social sciences, and humanities all contribute to understanding our interrelationships with the natural world. Though not specialized, Environment is a book that even specialists can learn from. Ten innovative case studies--climate shock, species endangerment, nuclear power, biotechnology, sustainable development, deforestation, environmental security, globalization, wilderness, and the urban environment--are followed by readings from specific disciplines. These can be integrated with the case studies to shape individual interests and teaching strategies. The v...

Business Environment

Business Environment


  • Author : Shaikh
  • Publisher : Pearson Education India
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Business
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8177583506


Business Environment Book Description :

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Culture and Environment

Culture and Environment


  • Author : Irwin Altman
  • Publisher : CUP Archive
  • Release Date : 1984-05-25
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0521319706


Culture and Environment Book Description :

It covers a wide range of topics dealing with the complex relationship between people and the environment....

Gender and Environment

Gender and Environment


  • Author : Susan Buckingham
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0415168198


Gender and Environment Book Description :

Accessible and lively, this is the first introductory level text to introduce the key issues in the rapidly growing area of gender and environment. This text provides an analysis of how gender relations affect the natural environment and of how environmental issues have a differential impact on women and men. Using case studies from the developed and developing worlds, this text covers · gendered roles in the family · community and international connections · conception · giving birth · western practices · the body and the self....

Sociological Theory and the Environment
Score: 1
From 1 Ratings

Sociological Theory and the Environment


  • Author : Riley E. Dunlap
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0742501868


Sociological Theory and the Environment Book Description :

This comprehensive survey and assessment of sociological theories of the relations between societies and their 'natural' biophysical environment touches on and addresses virtually all of the major perspectives, focal points, and debates in environmental sociology today. At the same time, the book aims to go beyond an inventory of environmental sociological theory by stressing how new ground can be broken in the articulation of environmental sociology with major classical and contemporary sociological theories....

Plastics and the Environment

Plastics and the Environment


  • Author : Anthony L. Andrady
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2003-02-20
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0471095206


Plastics and the Environment Book Description :

An original, comprehensive survey on the complex relationship between plastics and the environment Plastics offer a variety of environmental benefits. However, their production, applications, and disposal present many environmental concerns. Plastics and the Environment provides state-of-the-art technical and research information on the complex relationship between the plastic and polymer industry and the environment, focusing on the sustainability, environmental impact, and cost-benefit tradeoffs associated with different technologies. Bringing together the field's leading researchers, Anthony Andrady's innovative collection not only covers how plastics affect the environment, but also how environmental factors affect plastics. The relative benefits...

The Global Environment

The Global Environment


  • Author : Norman J. Vig
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Environmental law, International
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1853836451


The Global Environment Book Description :

In the past decade the scale of threats to the environment has begun to be appreciated and many treaties, regulations and institutions have been created to tackle them. This volume assesses these developments....

The Human Impact on the Natural Environment

The Human Impact on the Natural Environment


  • Author : Andrew Goudie
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0262571382


The Human Impact on the Natural Environment Book Description :

The book also discusses the development of ideas on global change."--BOOK JACKET....

Tourism and the Environment
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Tourism and the Environment


  • Author : R. N. Batta
  • Publisher : Indus Publishing
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Ecosystem management
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8173871108


Tourism and the Environment Book Description :

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The Environment

The Environment


  • Author : Philip W. Sutton
  • Publisher : Polity
  • Release Date : 2007-04-16
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780745634326


The Environment Book Description :

How are human societies changing the global environment? Is sustainable development really possible? Can environmental risks be avoided? Is our experience of nature changing? This book shows how questions about the environment cannot be properly answered without taking a sociological approach. It provides a comprehensive guide to the ways in which sociologists have responded to the challenge of environmental issues as diverse as global warming, ozone depletion, biodiversity loss and marine pollution. It also covers sociological ideas such as risk, interpretations of nature, environmental realism, ecological modernization and globalization. Environmentalism and green politics are also introduced. Unlike many other texts in the field, the book takes a ...