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Island of Biodiversity By Aleta Karstad, Frederick W. Schueler, Candice Vetter
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In the tradition of the Group of Seven but with the eye of a naturalist, Aleta Karstad paints the Canadian landscape au plein air. While Aleta paints, her biologist husband Fred Schueler makes a... More > scientific survey of the surrounding area, giving special attention to species which many people overlook, but which contribute to the balance of biodiversity. Their journals are blended in the story which accompanies each painting. Candice Vetter is a freelance writer and journalist who lives in North Russell. She has been fascinated by the unique features of the red shale hill since first calling it her home 20 years ago. Their collaboration in pictures and words illuminates the histories—of the rock and soil, people and nature—of this distinctive feature of eastern Ontario.< Less
Biodiversity and Conservation of Fruit Crops By N. D. Polara
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This book is useful for the students as well amateure who are interested in conservation of biodiversity.
The State of Colorado's Biodiversity By Renée Rondeau et al.
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Following the three-part model of “effective conservation” developed by The Nature Conservancy, The Colorado Natural Heritage Program has developed this scorecard to evaluate the status... More > of ecological systems, at-risk animals, and rare plants under three broad categories: 1) Biodiversity status – including size, quality, and landscape integrity; 2) Threat status – focused on both current and potential future impacts; and 3) Protection status. This scorecard includes 18 ecological systems, 113 of Colorado’s at-risk vertebrate animal species, and 103 of our rarest plant species.< Less
Biodiversity of Fort Worth, Texas By Ava Lindstrom
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Discover the flora and fauna of Fort Worth, Texas, from the prairie grasses to the large mammals that roam the area. This work is a basic survey of the overall biodiversity of an iconic landscape of... More > Texas.< Less
Man vs. Nature: Issues in Biodiversity By White Swan High School PAWS Students
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A collection of student essays, scientific investigations, and poetry about ecological issues on the Yakama Indian Reservation, written and compiled by students at White Swan High School.
TOP Biodiversity Cyprus 2010 Conference Proceedings By Dolores Sanchez Bengoa, Dave Powell
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This volume represents the compiled conference proceedings for the TOP Biodiversity Conference that took place in June 2010 at Intercollege-Larnaca in Cyprus
Galapagos: Architecture at the Intersection of Biodiversity and Encroachment in the Ecuadorian Galapagos By Andrew Scott
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The volcanic Galapagos Islands are typically known for Charles Darwin’s 1835 seminal publication of ‘Origin of Species’ and his theories of evolution - and less for their... More > contemporary development issues. Data shows the islands are expanding rapidly in population and in tourist visitors, yet there are very few projects (on land or water) that examine integrated ecological solutions for development that might enable or promote a sustainable economic model. The work in this book is a compendium of MIT student work, and we hope it serves to illustrate alternative ways to work with, and on, the Galapagos Islands. In a series of conceptual projects that we invented, we hope to examine how architecture, urbanism and ecology might combine to create and better new scenarios for the future. On reflection, the work of the studio is a first step to a larger conversation about how the Galapagos should see its future, research the impact of human adaptation, and set some goals for survival.< Less
NATURAL RESOURCES AND BIO-DIVERSITY OF BANGLADESH IS ON PERIL By Rubayat Ahsan
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This research deliberately searches the link between corporate globalization and its negative impact over natural resources as well as ecology. Very few researches are available to focus this missing... More > link. Therefore, the research is unique in terms of locating the root causes of ecological destruction. Most of the study and research on Natural Resources(NRs)focus on superficial problems, poverty, gender, and scientific measure of resource degradation. This research gives special attention to find the root causes and to find the actors who are responsible for NRs crisis. The growing concern is access to NRs by poor people locally and globally.< Less
Biodiversity + the city 8.13.08 By Shannon McGinley
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This document explores a methodology for using native habitat for architectural design in the Pacific Northwest.
Biodiversity + the city 8.13.08 By Shannon McGinley
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This document explores a methodology for using native habitat for architectural design in the Pacific Northwest.