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Alles grün und gut?: Eine Bilanz des ökologischen Denkens by Dirk Maxeiner,Michael Miersch

By Dirk Maxeiner,Michael Miersch

Denkanstöße für alle, die Umwelt und Natur wirklich schützen wollen.

Die Umweltbewegung kann auf eine enorme Erfolgsgeschichte zurückblicken: Alle trennen Müll, fahren Fahrrad und wollen die Welt vor Klimakollaps und Atomverseuchung retten. Doch inzwischen züchten wir Monokulturen für Biosprit, roden unsere Wälder für Stromtrassen und töten Vögel mit Windrädern. Ist es das, used to be wir wollen?
Mit Maxeiner und Miersch ziehen zwei der profiliertesten Beobachter der Umweltbewegung Bilanz und zeigen, wo ökologisches Denken heute ansetzen muss.

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Presidential Administration and the Environment: Executive by David M. Shafie

By David M. Shafie


After sweeping environmental laws handed within the Nineteen Seventies and Nineteen Eighties, the Nineties ushered in an period while new laws and reforms to present legislation have been regularly stuck up in a gridlock. In reaction, environmental teams grew to become extra really expert undefined, studying tips to influence coverage swap during the courts, states, and federal firms instead of via grassroots pursuits. with out a considerably mobilized public and with a typically uncooperative Congress, presidents because the Nineties were compelled to step right into a new position of accelerating presidential dominance over environmental rules. instead of operating with Congress, presidents as a substitute have hired unilateral activities and administrative suggestions to extra their environmental goals.



Presidential management and the surroundings offers an in depth exam of the concepts and instruments utilized by U.S. presidents. utilizing basic assets from presidential libraries corresponding to speeches and employees communications, David M. Shafie analyzes how presidents reminiscent of invoice Clinton and George W. Bush have used substitute government ways to cross environmental rules. From there, Shafie provides case experiences in land administration, water coverage, toxics, and weather switch. He analyzes the function that govt management has performed in passing regulations inside of those 4 parts, explains how this function has replaced through the years, and concludes via investigating how Obama’s rules examine so far with these of his predecessors.


Shafie’s mix of qualitative content material research and topical case reviews deals students and researchers alike very important insights for knowing the interactions among environmental teams and the administrative department and the consequences for destiny policymaking within the usa.

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Supergene and Surficial Ore Deposits: Textures and Fabrics by Author Unknown

By Author Unknown

Supergene and Surficial Ore Deposits; Textures and materials is a set of papers that bargains with financial geological deposits, really as endogenic kind, or as a vital part in their geological surroundings. One paper explores the prospect that the evolution of ores of sedimentary association or of sedimentary rocks and their chemistry in the course of geologic historical past could be a made of the evolution of the outer spheres of the earth mixed with a biking phenomena that proceeds in a spiral approach. one other paper discusses the function of weather on a wide range of depositional environments via mobilization, either through chemical and actual occasions, of metal-ions. Mobilization may also happen by way of managed deposition and enrichment of the "mobilized" ions in a undeniable sedimentary setting. a variety of depositions happen in several climates, for instance, bauxites, requiring larger precipitation degrees, shape in humid zones. One paper issues that ore-mineral accumulations managed via descending supergene recommendations play an important position in ore-mineral depositions. the gathering is useful to geologists, business chemists, researchers, technical designers, and engineers whose works are similar with ore deposits and mining.

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Environmental Geography of South Asia: Contributions Toward by R.B. Singh,Pawel Prokop

By R.B. Singh,Pawel Prokop

This quantity synthesizes severe environmental demanding situations of dynamic earth and human surroundings structures in South Asia emphasizing geographical dimensions. It offers with spaceborne tracking, weather, ecohydrology, forests and biodiversity, land-use and land-cover switch (LUCC), traditional dangers, and failures so as to give a contribution in the direction of a sustainable destiny. The contributions variety from conventional box ideas to using distant sensing and geographic details platforms.

The booklet integrates environmental attributes pertaining to the previous, current, and way forward for South Asia greatly according to biophysical and human dimensions in spatio-temporal views. The tracking of usual dangers and weather concerns is taken into account an essential part within the context of environmental geography, in particular in statement and realizing of weather and water-induced mess ups. you will need to speak the advances in geoscience concepts to extend the resilience of the weak society of South Asia and to advertise livelihood protection. The sustainability of South Asia relies strongly on this planet surroundings, and hence the improvement of geo-environmental tracking is necessary for a greater figuring out of our residing setting. the purpose of the ebook is to offer dynamic features of environmental geography to give a contribution to destiny earth tasks in South Asia.

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The Complete Guide to Petoskey Stones by Bruce Mueller,William H. Wilde

By Bruce Mueller,William H. Wilde

the total consultant to Petoskey Stones is the number 1 authoritative advisor for everybody who visits northern Michigan and cannot wait to sweep the gorgeous shorelines looking for Michigan's professional country stone, the Petoskey. With precise maps and outlines it indicates you all the top and mystery locations to discover Petoskey stones utilized by locals and rock hunters and creditors. This ebook dispels myths concerning the Petoskey and divulges the genuine evidence of this historical fossilized coral. as soon as you could have came across a section of the prized Michigan fossil, the full advisor to Petoskey Stones leads you thru the various tools of sharpening that carry this pretty stone to life.

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Buen Camino: Good Way in Life & to the End of the World by Laura Paulisich

By Laura Paulisich

Wearing flip-flops, Laura Paulisich hiked 550 miles throughout Spain in 31 days at the historical pilgrimage direction Camino de Santiago (a UNESCO global background website and featured within the movie The Way). Buen Camino good distance in existence & to the top of the World is the mystical real tale of her mystical event documenting in photos and encouraging phrases the religious connection among each one human’s resonance of soul with the great thing about nature. it's a blueprint for power pilgrims in spirit or physicality, a pictorial déjà vu for all previous and present Camino tourists and a success of each individual’s lifelong quest and soulful craving for a religious journey. It is a beautiful mix of 167 inspiring, color photos with own, intimate revelations of Laura's internal being. She aptly describes her ideals relating to emotional and actual health and wellbeing together with perseverance, ketogenic diets, conventional foods, minimalism and natural clothing/products. A feel of her humor, selection and pleasure fill each page.

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Diamonds in Nature: A Guide to Rough Diamonds by Ralf Tappert

By Ralf Tappert

Diamonds in Nature: A advisor to tough Diamonds illustrates the diversity of crystal shapes, colors, floor textures, and mineral inclusions of tough, uncut, obviously forming diamonds. each one bankruptcy includes photos that convey the original actual features of the diamonds, and the accompanying textual content describes the techniques that ended in their formation. This e-book is a useful reference guide for pro geoscientists—including gemmologists and exploration geologists.

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In de putten (Dutch Edition) by Dirk Draulans

By Dirk Draulans

In de Putten
Natuurdagboek uit een conflictlandschap
Al enkele jaren woont Dirk Draulans in de Scheldepolders, vlak bij het immer uitdijende havengebied. Daar ziet hij elk seizoen hoe mens en natuur elkaar helpen of voor de voeten lopen. In zijn natuurdagboek In de Putten volgt hij een jaar lang zijn omgeving. Het is het relaas van een leven in een conflictzone, waar mensen wonen en werken met vaak onverzoenbare belangen. Dirk Draulans neemt het standpunt in van de natuurminnaar die meent dat niet alleen kwetsbare mensen, maar ook kwetsbare dieren aandacht verdienen. Nauwkeurig beschrijft hij wat er elk seizoen in de natuur gebeurt en hoe het gebied verandert. 'Er is geen ongerepte natuur meer in ons land', schrijft Dirk Draulans. 'Er is alleen nog natuur die gedoogd wordt, of die gemaakt wordt op plaatsen waar ze zo min mogelijk in de weg ligt.' In de Putten is een boek waarin onze dubbelzinnige houding tegenover de natuur haarscherp wordt ontleed. Het is een wonderlijke ontdekkingstocht vol prachtige weidevogels, menselijke overmoed en nostalgie naar een voorbije wereld die nog helemaal anders was once, maar daarom niet noodzakelijk beter.

DIRK DRAULANS
(1956) is bioloog, journalist en schrijver. Hij is health practitioner in
de wetenschappen en werkte aan de universiteit van Oxford, waar hij zich bekwaamde in
de gedragswetenschappen. Sinds 1987 is hij redacteur
bij Knack. Zijn ervaringen als oorlogscorrespondent en Afrikaganger heeft hij neergeschreven in tal van geruchtmakende boeken. In 2012 verscheen het succesvolle Samen voor ons eigen. Van
De macht van het minuscule (2014) werd er ook een revelerende reportagereeks gemaakt voor Canvas.

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The Whale Years by Gregory O'Brien

By Gregory O'Brien

among 2011 and 2014, poet and artist Gregory O'Brien chanced on himself following the migratory routes of whales and seabirds throughout great tracts of the South Pacific Ocean, leading to paintings that O'Brien describes as 'acts of devotion - a homage to a chain of exceptional destinations and to the traditional histories of these places'. In 3 elements, this assortment stretches around the Pacific, following whale-roads, climate balloons and sons at sea, charting old explorations and up to date failures similar to the grounding of the Rena, besides different Pacific realisms - the 'Pacific trash vortex', the wavering democracy of Tonga, the political background of Chile. those poems are an exploration of outlying islands, the sea that lies among them, and the whale-species and sea birds came across there. From Waihi having a look east and Valparaiso taking a look west, O'Brien surveys the cultural center and overall healthiness of an ocean in memorable, musical, relocating lines.

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The New Naturalists (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book by Peter Marren

By Peter Marren

A historical past of the main winning, major and long-running average historical past sequence within the world.

A background of the main winning, major and long-running average heritage sequence within the world.

In 1995 Collins released the 82nd quantity within the New Naturalist sequence to coincide with its fiftieth anniversary. Ten years on, Peter Marren has revised this interesting account of the sequence. He covers the illustrious careers of its authors, how every one identify used to be conceived and bought, and contains plates of the sketches and roughs of the jackets. It additionally offers behind-the-scenes info of the also-rans and the books-that-never-were.

This will entice the collector's marketplace - it has a long appendix devoted to accumulating the sequence with recommendation on how you can spot an excellent version, and a celeb score based on shortage - and may mark the sixtieth anniversary of the book of the 1st new naturalist title.

Peter Marren is a proficient ecologist who labored as a forest scientist, conservation officer and author-editor with the normal Conservancy Council among 1977 and 1992. He has written a variety of publication and articles and contributes on a regular basis to British Wildlife.

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