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📒People Habitat ✍ F. Kaid Benfield
✏People Habitat Book Summary : With over 80 percent of Americans now living in cities and suburbs, getting our communities right has never been more important, more complicated, or more fascinating. Longtime sustainability leader Kaid Benfield shares 25 enlightening and entertaining essays about the wondrous ecology of human settlement, and how to make it better for both people and the planet. People Habitat explores topics as diverse as “green” housing developments that are no such thing, the tricky matter of gentrifying inner cities, why people don’t walk much anymore, and the relationship between cities and religion. Written with intellect, insight, and from-the-heart candor, each real-world story in People Habitat will make you see our communities in a new light.
📒Habitat Of Grace ✍ Carolyn M. King
✏Habitat of Grace Book Summary : In 1990 the Worldwatch Institute in Washington estimated that humankind had forty years to make the transition to an environmentally stable society. If we have not succeeded by then, it concluded, environmental dterioration and economic decline are likley to be feeding on each other, pulling us into a downward spiral of social disintegration. Worldwatch is no millenarian cult, but a sober and careful organisation whose annual summaries of world affairs have become the planet's unofficial environmental health reports. Its pronouncements are cautiously worded, influential and worth attnedning to. even if the timing is hard to predict. This book uses the issues raised in these reports to look at biology, the envrinomental crisis and theological response to it all by developing a new theology of creation. Based on her scientific background in the bilogical sciences, King brings together biology and theology. It covers sciecne, religion and environment, human nature and develops a theology of creation. The author teaches at the University of Waikato in New Zealand.
📒A Rainforest Habitat ✍ Molly Aloian
✏A Rainforest Habitat Book Summary : Introduces the plants and animals that live in the rain forest.
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📒Himalayan Wildlife Habitat And Conservation ✍ Sharad Singh Negi
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📒Habitat Architecture And Rural Society In The Gil N Plain Northern Iran ✍ Christian Bromberger
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📒Safe Passages ✍ Jon P. Beckmann
✏Safe Passages Book Summary : Safe Passages brings together in a single volume the latest information on the emerging science of road ecology as it relates to mitigating interactions between roads and wildlife. This practical handbook of tools and examples is designed to assist individuals and organizations thinking about or working toward reducing road-wildlife impacts. The book provides: an overview of the importance of habitat connectivity with regard to roads current planning approaches and technologies for mitigating the impacts of highways on both terrestrial and aquatic species different facets of public participation in highway-wildlife connectivity mitigation projects case studies from partnerships across North America that highlight successful on-the-ground implementation of ecological and engineering solutions recent innovative highway-wildlife mitigation developments Detailed case studies span a range of scales, from site-specific wildlife crossing structures, to statewide planning for habitat connectivity, to national legislation. Contributors explore the cooperative efforts that are emerging as a result of diverse organizations—including transportation agencies, land and wildlife management agencies, and nongovernmental organizations—finding common ground to tackle important road ecology issues and problems. Safe Passages is an important new resource for local-, state-, and national-level managers and policymakers working on road-wildlife issues, and will appeal to a broad audience including scientists, agency personnel, planners, land managers, transportation consultants, students, conservation organizations, policymakers, and citizens engaged in road-wildlife mitigation projects.
📒The Silicon Valley Edge ✍ Chong-Moon Lee
✏The Silicon Valley Edge Book Summary : Looks at Silicon Valley's business environment, and what features have made it a fertile ground for start-up companies who develop radical and disruptive technologies.
📒A Wetland Habitat ✍ Molly Aloian
✏A Wetland Habitat Book Summary : Introduces the plants and animals that live in wetlands and marshes.
📒Habitat Habitation And Health In The Himalayas ✍ Veena Bhasin
✏Habitat Habitation and Health in the Himalayas Book Summary : The present study analyses various facets of Population ecology of the people of Sikkim State and Bharmour Tehsil, Chamba District, Himachal Pradesh to Project some fresh insight into certain areas not yet fully explored, which will eventually lead to a more comprehensive overview of population ecology and its various problems. No study can be completely exhaustive but the present one claims to be a step in that direction.In ecosystems of which human beings, including human settlements, form a part, human cultural components are taken into account. Although culture is a product of human populations and is ineffectual as an ecological force in the absence of such populations, it is neverthless useful to depict culture as a separate set of components of the system. Though it is generally understood that human well-being in a human settlement is essential, it does not have a commonly accept critierion. It may be vague or ambigous and hence elude definition. Well being has physical, mental, ethical, socio-economic, political and ecological dimensions. What constitutes health or welfare or pathology changes according to cultural setting, environmental conditions and ecological relationship.