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Environmental Studies By Venkata Ramana Mulpuri
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The proper environment management and its preservation is a global problem today. The importance of environmental education is long felt in the academic circles. Recently a course on environmental... More > studies was introduced for all Under-Graduate students, irrespective of faculties. As this has to be learnt by students with different backgrounds, a non-technical approach for the subject has become necessary. With this objective, this book was prepared. I hope it will be well received by the academic community.< Less
Environmental Law (English Version) By Ine Ventyrina, SH., MH., Prof. Dr. Alvi Syahrin
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The environment is space lived by humans with other creatures, each of it is interacting one another in an ecosystem. As an entity, the environment cannot be discussed partially, but should be viewed... More > holistically and containing regular system and put all components in it equivalently. Review of its works, the right to the good and healthy environment contains the social rights, because it contains obligation of government to outline policy and taking actions to encourage the preservation effort of environmental ability (functions), as well as the obligation of any person to observe the environment and preventing and to cope with environmental pollution and/or damage.< Less
Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve - Reclamation Notebook By Christian Lewis
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Documentation of the environmental reclamation process on the JY Ranch / Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve
Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve LEED Platinum Documentation By Christian Lewis
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"How we treat our land, how we build upon it, how we act toward our air and water, will in the long run tell what kind of people we really are." These words by Laurance S. Rockefeller... More > inspired the planning, design and construction of the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve. Using innovative design techniques and sustainable features, the Preserve facilities were built to the design standards of the United States Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). In September 2007, the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve was awarded Platinum certification, the highest rating, recognizing outstanding achievement in environmental design and energy conservation. In November 2007, the Estate of Laurance S. Rockefeller donated the 1,106 acre Preserve to the National Park Service, fulfilling Mr. Rockefeller’s wish to make it part of Grand Teton National Park. This book is a compilation of the LEED documentation that was submitted to the USGBC and their subsequent review and certification.< Less
Florida's Natural Places By William Holcomb
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This guide lists the Public Access Lands in Florida of nearly 1,000 City Parks and Preserves, County Parks and Preserves, Wildlife Management Areas, Wildlife Environmental Areas, State Parks, State... More > Forests, Conservation Areas of Water Management Districts, National Parks, National Forests, Nature Centers, Indian Mound Sites, and Private Preserves/ Conservation Areas in one portable, non-web dependent, back-pack friendly book.< Less
The Woman Who Saved An Island By Jane Fishman
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As more and more coastline is lost to rapacious commercialization and outrageous governmental taxes, we have someone like Sandy West, now 101 years old, who put her family fortune into keeping... More > Ossabaw Island wild and free of development when many wanted to buy it to build resorts and gated communities. Read about her fights with the state of Georgia to preserve this pristine barrier island, some 15 miles from Savannah, Georgia. Learn how her parents, moneyed people from Grosse Pointe, Michigan, bought the island in 1924. See why Sandy decided to share it with artists, writers, musicians, philosophers and, yes, astronomers. Enjoy all this through the observations of a writer who over the years has become Sandy’s friend and advocate. Jane Fishman has had full access to the humor, perspicacity and integrity of Sandy West and to the beauty of the island. The color version of “The Woman Who Saved an Island” includes 50 breath-taking photographs and encaustic renderings by artists Betsy Cain and Carmela Aliffi.< Less
The Woman Who Saved An Island (BW) By Jane Fishman
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As more and more coastline is lost to rapacious commercialization and outrageous governmental taxes, we have someone like Sandy West, now 101 years old, who put her family fortune into keeping... More > Ossabaw Island wild and free of development when many wanted to buy it to build resorts and gated communities. Read about her fights with the state of Georgia to preserve this pristine barrier island, some 15 miles from Savannah, Georgia. Learn how her parents, moneyed people from Grosse Pointe, Michigan, bought the island in 1924. See why Sandy decided to share it with artists, writers, musicians, philosophers and, yes, astronomers. Enjoy all this through the observations of a writer who over the years has become Sandy’s friend and advocate. Jane Fishman has had full access to the humor, perspicacity and integrity of Sandy West and to the beauty of the island. This black & white version of “The Woman Who Saved an Island” includes breath-taking photographs and encaustic renderings by artists Betsy Cain & Carmela Aliffi.< Less
Green By Don Edmundson
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Without revealing too much of the story, the main subject is mainly that of discovery, and then a developing love, with a twist. A military General with a hidden agenda, a subservient biotronic is... More > permitted to become more that what it was designed to be, and a glimpse into what could be if the world would come together for one common cause.< Less
Landscapes of Brookline By Frances Shedd Fisher, Brookline GreenSpace Alliance
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Landscapes of Brookline is the story in pictures of the exceptional legacy of public and private open space in Brookline, Massachusetts – parks, nature sanctuaries, even a working farm, one of... More > the few remaining in an urban setting in America. This story of natural beauty, philanthropy, and volunteerism in one New England community calls attention to the tradition of stewardship that has allowed a suburb of Boston to grow over more than 350 years while still retaining a legacy of green. Color photographs, historic photographs and a Short History of Leadership in Open Space Preservation combine to present the profile of a town that was home to Frederick Law Olmsted, the founder of landscape architecture in America. Brookline GreenSpace Alliance, the publisher, is a non-profit environmental education and advocacy group.< Less
Fly Away Happy: An Irish Legend, Magic Seeds & Sulphur Butterflies By Angela Holland
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Inspired by our family's wild adventures in the butterfly capitol of the world, we pitched the tent, surfboards and portable crib in the middle of a tropical wonderland. Home-schooling the baby, the... More > jungle was a living classroom of scientific study, character education and confidence building lessons. We discovered the life cycles of many tropical butterflies, planted seeds of host plants and raised caterpillars. Enjoy this child's inspirational guide to the life cycle of a butter colored fly, the Yellow Sulphur. Discover ancient butterfly wisdom, the value of a single seed and learn how to help butterflies fly away happy! Get the seeds that go with this story at little barefoot princess dot com.< Less