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Environmental Geography By S.J. Awate
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It requires an understanding of the dynamics of geology, meteorology, hydrology, biogeography, ecology, and geomorphology, as well as the ways in which human societies theoryualize the environment... More > (cultural geography). Thus, to a certain degree, it may be seen as a successor of physical anthropogeography (Physische Anthropogeographie) —a term coined by the Vienna Geographer Albrecht Penck in 1924— and geographical cultural or human ecology (Harlan H. Barrows 1923).< Less
Geography of China By John Priestley MA MSc
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As everyone knows, China has become the workshop of the world, so here is an account of how that has come about, and what China is like on the ground today. Some of the statistics are truly amazing... More > - China is for example by far the largest producer of both electricity and steel in the world, and also produces more motor vehicles than any other country. All this has been achieved at a very high environmental cost, as the book makes clear. For all that, China remains a fascinating country and has forty-five There is no other country in the world like this. The book includes 13 regional maps and 21 colour photographs.< Less
Geography of China By J R Priestley
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This book is a traditional geography of China, with a description of its natural regions; mountains, rivers and mineral resources; climate, soils and vegetation; historical development; current... More > population; agriculture, industry and infrastructure; and its internal regions today. Here is an account of how China has become the workshop of the world. However there has been a heavy environmental cost. Two of the main rivers, the Hwang He and the Huai, have dried up in some years, and the Yangtze and Xiyang are heavily polluted. Major lakes (Lop Nor, Poyang) have also become depeleted and others (Dian, Tai) are polluted. Linfen and Tianying are two of the most polluted cities on the planet. Fisheries have also been damaged, with the collapse of the populations of Yangtze porpoise and Bohai Bay prawn populations. Soil erosion and desertification are rife. The book includes 13 regional maps and 19 colour photographs< Less
A Concise Dictionary of Environmental Terms By Marie Sharma
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This is a very useful dictionary for the students and teachers of the Environmental Studies! All terms have been defined very appropriately and suitable examples have also been provided. Thousands... More > of terms which seem to be quite confusing become easy to understand with the help of this particular dictionary. All the best ISBN: 978-1-257-99038-2< Less
A Concise Dictionary of Environmental Terms By Marie Sharma
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This is a very useful dictionary for the students and teachers of the Environmental Studies! All terms have been defined very appropriately and suitable examples have also been provided. Thousands... More > of terms which seem to be quite confusing become easy to understand with the help of this particular dictionary. All the best ISBN: 978-1-257-99038-2< Less
Applied Geography: The Formulation Of A New Ecological Science By John J. Moran
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Dedicated since ancient times to the study of interactions between Life processes and the environmental influences of our Earth-world home, and recognized by Charles Darwin as 'the Queen of... More > Sciences', Geography has provided an epistemological store of knowledge relating to past human experiences, whether propitious or doleful in nature. This pool of wisdom recorded in the Language of Geographical connectivity, could be of great potential value in guiding decisions, and the formulation of remedial strategies required to redress the pernicious effects of human cupidity and reckless exploitation of human and physical resources. But, the discipline of Geography has become an isolated and fractured science, at a time when it could be called upon to counter the destructive effects of systemic problems, such as climate change. The world is at a crossroads, reeling in shock from the traumatic effects of war, clouded with anxiety about the future.< Less
Ecofamilism: Women, Religion, and Environmental Protection in Taiwan By Wan-Li Ho
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Ecofamilism proposes a new analytical framework, moving beyond ecofeminism, based on Western feminism and Christian theology, to illuminate Taiwanese women’s motivations and how they understand... More > their role in the environmental movement. Based on extensive interviews with women founders, leaders, and members of six non-governmental, often religious-based, organizations from 1990-2015, the work presents contemporary issues in Taiwan from the perspectives of social anthropology, geography, inter-religious cooperation, and global ethics. Ecofamilism offers a new way of approaching life in contemporary Asia, engaging more precisely with while authentically portraying the experiences of Taiwanese women—whose gender roles are ancillary to motivations of family, religion, and society.< Less
Ecofamilism: : Women, Religion, and Environmental Protection in Taiwan By Wan-Li Ho
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Based on extensive interviews with women founders, leaders, and members of six non-governmental, often religious-based, organizations from 1990-2015, the work presents contemporary issues in Taiwan... More > from the perspectives of social anthropology, geography, inter-religious cooperation, and global ethics. Ecofamilism offers a new way of approaching life in contemporary Asia, engaging more precisely with while authentically portraying the experiences of Taiwanese women—whose gender roles are ancillary to motivations of family, religion, and society. Its key concept of ecofamilism pairs the notions of ecology and family while drawing on Chinese religio-cultural traditions of responsibility to the family to illuminate ecologically responsible positions toward society, environment, and all living beings.< Less
The Jewel in the Crown: An Environmental History of Presque Isle Park, Marquette, Michigan By John Anderton
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Dr. John Anderton, department head of geography at Northern Michigan University, writes an encompassing detailed history of Presque Isle Park in Marquette, Michigan.
The Jewel in the Crown: An Environmental History of Presque Isle Park, Marquette, Michigan By John Anderton
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Dr. John Anderton, former department head of geography at Northern Michigan University, writes an encompassing detailed history of Presque Isle Park in Marquette, Michigan.

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