By Arlindo Philippi Jr.,Maria Cecília Focesi (eds.) Pelicioni
Neste livro, Educação Ambiental e Sustentabilidade – 2ª edição revisada e atualizada, a educação ambiental é entendida como educação política para a cidadania ativa, visando a uma ação transformadora da realidade socioambiental na busca por uma sociedade sustentável.
Incluindo novos temas de grande relevância na atualidade, a obra foi estruturada em five partes, composta por Introdução, Fundamentação Ambiental, Fundamentação em Educação Ambiental, Métodos e Estratégias de Educação Ambiental e Estudos Aplicados à Educação Ambiental.
Conta com a participação de especialistas de diversas áreas, que abordam o tema sob perspectiva interdisciplinar, demonstrando a importância das relações da educação ambiental com saúde, ambiente, direito, cidadania, política, cultura e sustentabilidade.
Ao priorizar o conhecimento e a compreensão dos problemas e de suas possíveis soluções no intuito de melhorar o meio ambiente e, consequentemente, a qualidade de vida da sociedade, esta obra se torna de relevância não somente para especialistas, mas também para estudantes e profissionais (educadores, pedagogos, sociólogos, administradores, economistas, engenheiros, arquitetos, advogados, biólogos, geólogos, geógrafos, entre outros), além do público interessado nessa temática, em virtude de sua importância e atualidade.
By Jay A. Bloomfield
This ebook is split into 4 chapters. bankruptcy 1 stories the old information of Oneida Lake that has a wide base of 206.7 km2 and comparatively shallow intensity of 16.8 m. Irondequoit Bay is defined in bankruptcy 2 as a lake with nice leisure strength regardless of huge inputs of municipal wastes to its tributary streams. bankruptcy three categorizes Chautauqua Lake as a effective fishery and leisure source. Onondaga Lake is well-known within the final bankruptcy as a receptacle for waste items as a result of man’s abusive actions on its beaches.
This quantity offers attention-grabbing case reports for college kids or execs drawn to the influence of the actions of mankind on lakes.
By Nicholas V. C. Polunin
By Ajith Perera,Lisa Buse
Large and excessive wildfires are indispensable to the globally vital boreal woodland biome. whereas a lot is understood approximately boreal wildfires, the focal point on wooded area remnants that both break out or live to tell the tale those excessive fires is a contemporary phenomenon: teachers now learn ecological approaches of wildfire residuals, woodland policymakers use their styles to layout harvest ideas, wooded area managers think of their monetary worth, and conservationists realize their intrinsic ecological importance.
Ecology of Wildfire Residuals in Boreal Forests is the 1st booklet to discover ecological styles and strategies of what doesn't burn inside boreal wildfires. Following a short creation to the boreal wooded area biome, it discusses the methods that shape wildfire residuals; how they're studied, with numerous ways and strategies; the categories, quantity, and ecological capabilities of wildfire residuals; and their position in woodland administration purposes, all within the context of ecological scale.
This booklet is a reference for researchers and graduate scholars learning boreal woodland ecology, in addition to for policymakers and wooded area managers. It adopts a non-reductionist standpoint that may be of curiosity to scientists from conservation technology, woodland ecology, woodland administration, and bushes production.
- Brings jointly fireplace behaviour, ecological scale, crops ecology, and conservation biology to supply a pass disciplinary, multi-scale, and an integrative dialogue of woodland hearth residuals
- Captures the country of data with a meta-analysis of analysis developments in past times few a long time, with a finished evaluation of the literature, a compilation of key references, and a listing of key subject matters appropriate to the research of boreal wildfire residuals
- Identifies the foremost gaps and uncertainties within the current physique of information, together with a critique of analysis strategies and reporting practices to date, and proposes a suite of phrases and definitions and a listing of study questions and priorities
- Includes the authors’ observations and study event from boreal Canada, and data extracted from interactions with North American and eu ecologists, wooded area managers, and conservationists
By Arie S. Issar,Mattanyah Zohar
This survey of the traditional degrees of lakes, rivers and the ocean, in addition to alterations within the compositions of stalagmites and sediments finds an incredible correlation of weather adjustments with the emergence and cave in of civilizations within the heart East. The authors finish that weather switch has been the decisive consider the background surrounding the origins of the "cradle of civilization".
By Will Steffen (Lead Author)
In the face of uncertainty approximately particular weather situations, ecological and administration ideas offer a legitimate foundation for maximising possibilities for species to conform, groups to reorganise and ecosystems to remodel whereas conserving easy capabilities severe to human society. This leading edge method of biodiversity conservation less than a altering weather ends up in new demanding situations for administration, coverage improvement and institutional layout. This booklet explores those demanding situations, development on an in depth research of the interactions among a altering weather and Australia's wealthy yet threatened biodiversity.
Australia's Biodiversity and weather switch is a crucial reference for coverage makers, researchers, educators, scholars, newshounds, environmental and conservation NGOs, NRM managers, and personal landholders with an curiosity in biodiversity conservation in a quickly altering world.
By R. E. Munn,Douglas H. K. Lee,E. Wendell Hewson,Daniel Okun
The publication starts with a short survey of biometeorology to orient the reader forthcoming the topic for the 1st time. the remainder chapters search to put in viewpoint a number of the experimental, empirical, analytical, and actual equipment which are getting used or may be utilized in biometeorology. Key subject matters mentioned comprise area and time issues within the sampling of the ambience; the layout of biometeorological experiments; using tables, graphs, and charts within the look for biometeorological relationships; statistical and actual equipment; and the synoptic method. additionally coated are stories on seasonal relationships, previous climates, and climatic type and indices.
The current quantity might be of price to a person looking guidance within the layout of experiments and research of environmental data.
By Richard Bradshaw,Martin T. Sykes
This publication is authoritative yet available and offers an invaluable heritage for all scholars, practitioners, and researchers attracted to the subject.
By Reuven Dukas,John M. Ratcliffe
Merging evolutionary ecology and cognitive technology, cognitive ecology investigates how animal interactions with average habitats form cognitive platforms, and the way constraints on fearful platforms restrict or bias animal habit. examine in cognitive ecology has multiplied quickly long ago decade, and this moment quantity builds at the foundations specified by the 1st, released in 1998.
Cognitive Ecology II integrates a number of clinical disciplines to investigate the ecology and evolution of animal cognition. The members conceal the mechanisms, ecology, and evolution of studying and reminiscence, together with precise analyses of bee neurobiology, poultry music, and spatial studying. in addition they discover selection making, with mechanistic analyses of reproductive habit in voles, get away hatching through frog embryos, and predation within the auditory area of bats and eared bugs. eventually, they give thought to social cognition, targeting alarm calls and the criteria settling on social studying concepts of corvids, fish, and mammals.
With cognitive ecology ascending to its rightful position in behavioral and evolutionary examine, this quantity captures the promise that has been discovered long ago decade and appears ahead to new study prospects.