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The Law of Nature's Resources By Lawrence MacDonnell
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This casebook provides a survey of the law governing human uses of nature. It organizes the law into that pertaining to common resources, privately-owned resources, and publicly-owned resources. It... More > addresses laws governing human uses of the environment for disposal of wastes. It considers problems of federalism raised by relevant laws at different levels of government. And it concludes with the development of laws seeking to better integrate human interests respecting both use and protection of nature.< 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
Antietam National Battlefield: Natural Resource Condition Assessment By National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior
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Habitats were defined as being managed for natural resource values or agricultural values, and were in good condition overall. Those managed for natural resources were in fair condition. Forests were... More > in fair condition, with high cover of exotic plants and large deer populations balanced by good bird diversity and continuous forest cover. Wetlands and waterways were also in fair condition, with good pH and buffering capacity but high nutrients and low stream biological diversity. Grasslands were in poor condition, due to large deer populations, low bird diversity, and patchy nature. Habitats managed for agricultural values were in good condition overall. Croplands were in good condition, with good adoption of best management practices (BMPs) but also with large deer populations. Pastures were also in very good condition with very good adoption of BMPs.< Less
Monocacy National Battlefield: Natural Resource Condition Assessment By National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior
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Habitats within Monocacy National Battlefield Park were defined as being either managed for natural resource values or managed for agricultural values. A habitat map was created and desired/degraded... More > conditions were defined for each habitat. Metrics were then assigned to these habitat types, compared to established thresholds, leading to the condition assessment of each habitat. Habitats in Monocacy National Battlefield are in good condition overall.< Less
Manassas National Battlefield: Natural Resource Condition Assessment By National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior
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Habitats within Manassas National Battlefield Park were defined as being managed for natural resource values. A habitat map was created and desired/degraded conditions were defined for each of the... More > three defined habitats. Metrics were then assigned to these habitat types, compared to established thresholds, leading to the condition assessment of each habitat. Habitats in Manassas National Battlefield Park are in fair condition overall. Forests were in good condition, with low forest interior area and large deer populations balanced by good bird diversity and continuous forest cover. Wetlands and waterways were also in good condition, with good pH, buffering capacity, and dissolved oxygen but high phosphate and degraded stream biological diversity. Grasslands were in fair condition, with large contiguous areas but large deer populations and low bird diversity.< Less
Explore Natural Resources! With 25 Great Projects By Anita Yasuda
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What are natural resources? And why is it important to prevent natural resources from being wasted? The 25 projects in Explore Natural Resources! inspire young readers ages 6–9 to have fun... More > while learning why natural resources are important to all living things and how every child can take care of the earth’s resources through reducing, reusing, and recycling. Kids will learn about national parks and early environmentalists, Earth celebrations, and the science behind renewable and nonrenewable resources. By making a wind-powered car, creating a solar catcher, and calculating their water footprint, children will discover that everything comes from the earth. Projects are easy to follow, require little adult supervision, and use commonly found household products, many from the recycling box. Through fun facts, trivia, jokes, comics, and hands-on activities, kids will Explore Natural Resources! and gain an appreciation of earth’s resources, from its vast oceans to its open skies.< Less
Energy Resources By Theodore Erski
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Energy Resources sets the standard as the most comprehensive investigation about how we acquire and use the natural resources that power our modern world. Coal, petroleum, methane, uranium, biomass,... More > water, wind, geothermal and sunlight are all considered in a deliberate and highly accessible chapter-by-chapter examination. The text’s goal is simple, to empower us to become informed energy consumers. Energy Resources provides a balanced examination of all our resources. It recognizes that every energy resource has virtues and vices, and that humanity’s ever-growing demand for energy will be satisfied with a multitude of resource solutions. The text is richly illustrated with hundreds of photographs and illustrations from prominent energy producers and regulatory agencies.< Less
Natural Resources Management Research: The Roberts Environmental Center 2006 Guide By J. Emil Morhardt
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Natural Resource Management: The Roberts Environmental Center 2006 Guide By J. Emil Morhardt
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Assateague Island National Seashore: Natural Resource Condition Assessment By National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior
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Assateague Island National Seashore with lands and waters in Maryland and Virginia receives some two million visitors per year. After determining key habitats on Assateague Island, potential... More > indicators were identified and data sourced. Attainment of reference condition was assessed for each metric and summarized by habitat and ultimately for the whole park. Based on these key findings, management recommendations were developed. Overall, the natural resources of Assateague Island National Seashore were assessed to be in fair condition. While salt marsh, forest and shrubland habitats were assessed to be in degraded condition, inland wetlands, dunes and grasslands were assessed as fair, bay subtidal and mudflats, beach and intertidal to be in good condition and Atlantic subtidal to be in very good condition.< Less