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epub |eng | | Author:Susan Strasser

CHAPTER FIVE Making Do and Buying New in Hard Times Writing in House & Garden in 1930, Richardson Wright, the magazine’s editor and the author of the recent Hawkers and ...
( Category: Environmental January 17,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Dr. Robert D. Morris

For most of Chicago, the remarkable reversal of the Chicago River carried off the problems that had faced its water supply. Rates of waterborne diseases dropped dramatically. But for one ...
( Category: Infectious Disease November 20,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-26 | Author:Tatiana Schlossberg

Fast Fashion, but Going Nowhere Consider, if you will, the fashion industry. Take the cotton fibers woven together into a tight denim sausage casing for your leg (thank you to ...
( Category: Environmental Policy August 31,2019 )
epub |eng | 2016-05-27 | Author:Vandana Shiva

CHAPTER FOUR The World Bank, the WTO, and Corporate Control Over Water Giant water projects, in most cases, benefit the powerful and dispossess the weak. Even when such projects are ...
( Category: Environmental May 27,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Gaskin-Reyes, Camille;

Poor Water Management Another element of the looming crisis is poor management of water resources. The problem was dramatized in July 2009 when inhabitants in five villages in Nigeria’s Kano ...
( Category: Environmental February 28,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Albert Bates

Table 11.1. Carbon Math: Beach Seaweed One challenge with harvesting seagrass, beach-cast seaweeds, or kelp for biochar is that it’s likely to have a relatively higher salt content. It may ...
( Category: Environmental February 26,2019 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2015-08-31 | Author:Miller, Ian [Miller, Ian]

Its roughness in the throat, sir. ’Tis true that yankees are most shrewd, And wooden nutmegs make, sir; But who’d have thought Port wine was brew’d This side the big ...
( Category: Environmental November 23,2016 )
epub |eng | 2012-11-16 | Author:Batzer, Darold P., Dr. & Andrew H. Baldwin

FIG. 14.1. A Venn diagram displaying that all pocosins are classified as palustrine wetlands and are shrub bogs. Carolina bays and pocosins do show some overlap in terms of similar ...
( Category: Wetlands November 17,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Dieter Helm

Compensation for the Depletion of Non-renewables The non-renewables are, from a compensation perspective, a pure intergenerational equity problem. One generation uses the resources, and therefore another cannot. The question is ...
( Category: Environmental November 5,2016 )
epub |eng | 2016-07-25 | Author:Gretchen Bakke [Bakke, Gretchen]

NOTABLE PASSINGS In 2014 the people of Boulder voted to municipalize their electrical infrastructure. They simply bought the wires and all the rest from Xcel and bade their digging, meddling, ...
( Category: Electricity September 11,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Lorenz Adrian & Frank E. Löffler

14.3.2 Toxins and Inhibitors O2 scavenging Another benefit of growth in mixed culture for the obligate OHRB is that of O2 scavenging when the community is exposed to oxygen . ...
( Category: Environmental August 14,2016 )
epub |eng | 2016-05-23 | Author:Orrin H. Pilkey

Recently the Army Corps of Engineers declared that Fire Island, New York, had been “damaged” by Hurricane Sandy, a clear misunderstanding of barrier-island evolution processes. Some islands are narrow and ...
( Category: Environmental Policy July 8,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Caroline Fraser

Kenya and “the Government’s Cattle” Kenya is divided by the Great Rift Valley, a wide plain formed thirty million years ago when tectonic plates collided and then heaved apart. To ...
( Category: Environmental May 12,2016 )
epub |eng | 2013-10-09 | Author:Marteel-Parrish, Anne E.; Abraham, Martin A.; & MARTIN A. ABRAHAM

Aspartame was discovered by accident by Jim Schlatter, a chemist at G.D. Searle in 1965. Jim Schlatter was working on drugs for the treatment of gastric ulcers when he spilled ...
( Category: Environmental May 1,2016 )
epub |eng | 2006-04-30 | Author:Edward O. Wilson

An ivory-billed woodpecker. (From James C. Greenway Jr., Extinct and Vanishing Birds [New York: American Committee for International Wildlife Protection, 1958], p. 358.) A new and already world famous Lazarus ...
( Category: Environmental May 1,2016 )