Category «Nature Ecology»

Download The Mountains of the Mediterranean World (Studies in by J. R. McNeill PDF

By J. R. McNeill

This e-book describes and analyses the environmental heritage of the mountain components of the Mediterranean global, targeting Turkey, Greece, Italy, Spain, and Morocco. the writer examines the land and its humans and concludes that fab adjustments within the 19th and 20th centuries created the usually barren and depopulated countrysides of at the present time. those alterations, he indicates, lie in the back of a lot of the social and political turbulence of recent occasions as mountain humans got here to phrases with worsening stipulations. Written in a full of life sort, the publication is the 1st environmental background of the Mediterranean sector.

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Download Protocols for Environmental and Health Assessment of Mercury by United Nations PDF

By United Nations

Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASM) is a poverty-driven task that gives an enormous resource of livelihood for rural groups. the volume of mercury misplaced via 10 to fifteen million small-scale gold miners can succeed in up to 1,000 tonnes a 12 months, almost certainly contaminating a hundred million humans around the world. This rfile brings basic, replicable and sustainable concepts for use through environmental and well-being businesses, mining-related associations and researchers for tracking mercury toxins. those are badly wanted decision-making instruments to help mitigation of a major challenge.

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Download Walden, or, Life in the woods: and, "On the duty of civil by Henry David Thoreau PDF

By Henry David Thoreau

Precis: Henry David Thoreau's masterwork, Walden, is a suite of his reflections on lifestyles and society. His uncomplicated yet profound musings-as good as "Civil Disobedience," his protest opposed to the government's interference with civil liberty-have encouraged many to include his philosophy of individualism and love of nature.

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