Sustainable food production by Paul Christou, Roxana Savin, Barry Costa-Pierce, Ignacy

By Paul Christou, Roxana Savin, Barry Costa-Pierce, Ignacy Misztal, Bruce Whitelaw

Collecting a few ninety entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability technology and know-how, this e-book covers animal breeding and genetics for foodstuff, crop technological know-how and expertise, ocean farming and sustainable aquaculture, transgenic farm animals for foodstuff and extra

Show description

Urban Wildlife Management, Second Edition by Clark E. Adams

By Clark E. Adams

While the 1st variation of city flora and fauna administration was once released years in the past, it supplied conservationists, ecologists, and natural world pros with a welcome shift within the method that interactions among people and flora and fauna have been seen and controlled. rather than concentrating on how you can evict or get rid of flora and fauna encroached on by means of city improvement, this precise paintings took a holistic, ecosystems process. Gathering Read more...

summary: whilst the 1st variation of city natural world administration was once released years in the past, it supplied conservationists, ecologists, and natural world execs with a welcome shift within the means that interactions among people and flora and fauna have been seen and controlled. rather than concentrating on how you can evict or remove natural world encroached on through city improvement, this certain paintings took a holistic, ecosystems method. collecting info from greater than educational assets and the preferred media, this e-book expert us at the whole nature of the problem.See what is new within the moment Edition:New tell

Show description

When Languages Die: The Extinction of the World's Languages by K. David Harrison

By K. David Harrison

It truly is in most cases agreed by way of linguists and anthropologists that most of languages spoken now around the world will most probably disappear inside of our lifetime. The phenomenon referred to as language dying has began to speed up because the global has grown smaller. This extinction of languages, and the data therein, has no parallel in human heritage. okay. David Harrison's publication is the 1st to target the fundamental query, what's misplaced while a language dies? What varieties of wisdom are embedded in a language's constitution and vocabulary? and the way destructive is it to humanity that such wisdom is misplaced eternally? Harrison spans the globe from Siberia, to North the US, to the Himalayas and somewhere else, to examine the human wisdom that's slowly being misplaced because the languages that categorical it fade from sight. He makes use of interesting anecdotes and photographs of a few of those languages' final last audio system, to be able to show that this data approximately ourselves and the area is inherently helpful and as soon as long gone, could be misplaced endlessly. this information isn't just our cultural history (oral histories, poetry, tales, etc.) yet very valuable wisdom approximately vegetation, animals, the seasons, and different features of the average world--not to say our knowing of the capacities of the human brain. Harrison's publication is a testomony not just to the urgent factor of language loss of life, yet to the impressive span of human wisdom and ingenuity. it is going to fascinate linguists, anthropologists, and basic readers.

Show description

The Constant Catastrophe. Malnutrition, Famines and Drought by Rolando V. Garcia

By Rolando V. Garcia

The second one quantity of Drought and guy reporting the lengthy, in-depth examine manage by way of IFIAS and the Aspen Institute following the Sahel drought investigates dying brought on by malnutrition in Latin the United States, Ethiopia, China and India and dietary rules leading to nutrition rationing in differing parts of the area. it's proven that the normal different types of ''development-underdevelopment'' has no predictive worth so far as nutrients is worried, that ''development'' can also irritate the location, and that the matter is eventually poltical

Show description

Proteins: Biochemistry and Biotechnology by Gary Walsh

By Gary Walsh

Protein Biotechnology and Biochemistry is a whole and definitive resource of knowledge for all these drawn to the world, delivering a large assessment of some of the scientific, diagnostic and business makes use of of proteins. It covers simple biochemical ideas in addition to supplying a accomplished survey of goods at present to be had or lower than development.
* the recent variation has been completely up to date with new material.
* the main distinction is this re-creation will comprise extra "pure" biochemistry.
* There are thoroughly new chapters: Protein constitution - an summary and Novel Proteins from Novel Sources.
Chapter 2, Protein constitution, an outline and bankruptcy three, Protein Purification & Characterisation, make up nearly 30% of the booklet. those chapters be aware of the fundamental biochemical ideas of proteins and should lay the principles for the remainder of the e-book. the remainder chapters specialise in protein biotechnology and feature been rearranged, up to date and multiplied

Show description

1 2 3 7