Effects of Compost and Digestate on the Environment, Soil Fertility and Plant Health
|This literature review provides an overview of research on organic waste recovery and identifies gaps in knowledge. The following topics are covered in the study: plant health, plant nutrition, soil physics and soil chemistry, soil characteristics, influence of soil fauna an|
Design, Installation and Analysis of Experiments in Organic Vegetable Cultivation, Manual for the Ex
|FIBL-Suisse handbook for the experimental design in organic cultivation|
Social Capital in Rural Areas
|Concept and new tools of social capital research take back to proven methods of social sciences.
This paper describes how in times of "social climate catastrophe" in which the dissolution of social ties by emphasizing individualism and egotism can tear good social networks, |
WWF / World Bank Alliance
|The WWF/World Bank Alliance for Forest Conservation and Sustainable Use was formed in 1998 to respond to the continued depletion of the world's forest biodiversity. It aims to work with governments, the p|
UNCTAD Virtual Institute
|The UNCTAD Virtual Institute supports the study and teaching of trade, investment and development issues in universities worldwide through the provision of information and resources available online, which can be used in teaching and research. Many of the traini|
World summit on sustainable development
|This website presents the UK Government's priorities for its international sustainable development programme, based largely on the outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (Johannesburg), Mille|
Potential role of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) for fisheries management purposes:
|A summary of research commissioned by Defra investigating the potential role of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in ensuring sustainable exploitation of fisheries. The three projects summarised are: "Marine protected areas for management of temperate North Atlantic fisheries" (|
Center for Forestry. University of California, Berkeley
|The Center for Forestry is a department of the College of Natural Resources at UC Berkeley. The website provides information on research projects, past and present and also provides full-text access to the proceedings of the annual Blodgett Forest Resear|
|Fodder beets in organic agriculture, FIBL-Suisse fact sheet|
11.362 Environmental Management Practicum: Brownfield Redevelopment (MIT)
Through site-specific client-based work, this course will allow students to materially contribute to redevelopment decision-making regarding a former inner-city industrial site. The course will focus on generating and analyzing pragmatic redevelopment scenarios given the issues of brownfields and environmental contamination, community preferences, regulatory constraints and economic realities.
The course is designed along two parallel and mutually reinforcing educational tracks: Field learning
Gary Hirshberg: Make Money and Save the World
Environmental activist and businessperson Gary Hirshberg calls on individuals to realize their power to effect change in the marketplace — "the power of one" — while proving that environmental commitment makes for a healthier planet and a healthier bottom line.
Hirshberg, president and "CE-Yo" of Stonyfield Farm, Inc. — the world's largest organic yogurt company — discusses how business can both save the planet and deliver higher growth and superior profits.
Global Warming: A Time to Act (Cap & Trade Conference)
U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein describes her legislative program to combat climate change and responds to questions. Senator Dianne Feinstein is introduced by Boalt Hall School of Law Dean Christopher Edley at the "Cap and Trade as a Tool for Climate Change Policy" conference.
Leading practitioners and academic experts from the US, Europe, China and India debated key legal, economic, and technology issues associated with "cap and trade" as a policy tool for California, the US and the internation
Building Nature: Topics in the Environmental History of Seattle and Spokane
This project shows how certain documents—business records, booster brochures, newspaper articles, city plans, engineering surveys and political campaign literature, to name a few—testify to the environmental history of urban places. The documents in this packet focus on trade, city boosters, urban design and planning.
NASA CONNECT Hidden Treasures: Landscape Archaeology
In NASA CONNECT: Landscape Archaeology: Hidden Treasures, students will learn how researchers and scientists use data collected through remote sensing to study hidden features on the Earth's surface and to discover the environmental and archaeological effects left by ancient cultures. Students will see how archaeologists use the math concepts of coordinate geometry and powerful geographic information system (GIS) software to solve current world problems by investigating clues from the past. Grad
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