Threatened Planet EVS 9

Threatened Planet EVS   9

Struggle for Existence There is serious threat for human as well as animal survival . The increasing pressure and day by day depletion of natural resources caused struggle for existence . Due to vast population in India , it has led to ...

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Publisher: Scholar Publishing House

ISBN: 8171726402

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Our Threatened Planet

Our Threatened Planet

some, it is usually denoted as the Earth when perhaps they are referring to the planet as part of the universe. The word “Planet” which dates back to ancient Greek planēt- (literally, "wanderer"), is derived from "planasthai," a Greek ...

Author: Emmanuel Kenneth

Publisher: BlueRose Publishers

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Category: Science

Page: 401

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If extinctions are part of nature’s course, then why does it matter that so many species are becoming extinct now? Over the long course of man’s occupance on Earth has been seemingly characterised by its dependence on nature and the ecology which has overtime greatly influenced homeostatic regulation – i.e. balance of nature, where clearly, nature's capacity to support man’s existence has plummeted with the release of obnoxious chemicals into the environment. It is pertinent to note that all species, while evolving and adapting to the demands of their habitats or modernization exigencies, changes dramatically, subjecting the ecologies, which happen to be the fabric of life to the dynamic swirl of physical forces and of rapid decline of species diversity. If we continue to lose large and vital portions of the natural world to extinction of species and other criticalities, we humans would be able to cope, but plants and animals may not be able to adapt to most of these changes, and as a result may die and become extinct, resulting in a break in food chain. A considerable attempt has been made through this book to explicitly cover these emerging concerns or topics, in a consolidated form which will provide effective understanding of environmental problems currently being faced in different world regions and perhaps not just to give the reader a fair knowledge about the huge role the ecology has in the survival of species and existence of man, but to provide the extent to which the state of dynamic equilibrium from nature will deprive the generations yet unborn the right to clean and healthy environment and harmony with nature.
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Threatened Planet EVS 6

Threatened Planet EVS   6

The national concerns , guidelines provided by the NCERT and the various Boards has necessitated development of this series entitled ' THREATENED PLANET - Environmental Education ' . The salient features of the series areIt follows the ...

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Publisher: Scholar Publishing House

ISBN: 8171726240

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Aerospace America

Aerospace America

Don Fuqua — Continued from page B7 military equipment is aging and threatened with obsolescence. ... and another focusing on an environmental analysis of the ecologically threatened Planet Earth from the Space Station.

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105016780319

Category: Aeronautics

Page: 668

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Threatened Island Nations

Threatened Island Nations

Scientists have repeatedly warned that further delay in carbon emission reduction may push the planet past the “tipping point,” already recognized by courts as having catastrophic potential for the planet.204 Because the planet's C02 ...

Author: Michael B. Gerrard

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139620031

Category: Law

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Rising seas are endangering the habitability and very existence of several small island nations, mostly in the Pacific and Indian oceans. This is the first book to focus on the myriad legal issues posed by this tragic situation: if a nation is under water, is it still a state? Does it still have a seat at the United Nations? What becomes of its exclusive economic zone, the basis for its fishing rights? What obligations do other nations have to take in the displaced populations, and what are these peoples' rights and legal status once they arrive? Should there be a new international agreement on climate-displaced populations? Do these nations and their citizens have any legal recourse for compensation? Are there any courts that will hear their claims, and based on what theories? Leading legal scholars from around the world address these novel questions and propose answers.
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Coyote s Song

Coyote s Song

And then the isolated humans are threatened by — something, something large and dangerous, where there are no intelligent ... The movement of the plot of 'VEMS' identifies the threat as the planet's forest, one vast semi-sentient.

Author: Richard D. Erlich

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN: 9781434457752

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 658

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A major study of the major and minor fiction, poetry, and children's books of SF and fantasy writer Ursula K. Le Guin. As Le Guin herself writes, "It is written in English, not academese, and will be of interest to a wide spectrum of students, scholars, and interested readers."
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PEACE STUDIES PUBLIC POLICY AND GLOBAL SECURITY Volume VIII

PEACE STUDIES  PUBLIC POLICY AND GLOBAL SECURITY     Volume VIII

Goodavage also wrote The Threatened Planet (a summing up on the main dangers jeopardizing the normal performing of planet Earth), the same tittle as a summer course Prof. Tamames directed at the Complutense University, El Escorial, ...

Author: Ursula Oswald Spring, Ada Aharoni, Ralph V. Summy, Robert Charles Elliot

Publisher: EOLSS Publications

ISBN: 9781848263512

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Peace Studies, Public Policy and Global Security is a component of Encyclopedia of Social Sciences and Humanities in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. The Theme on Peace Studies, Public Policy and Global Security provides the essential aspects and a myriad of issues of great relevance to our world such as: Processes of Peace and Security; International Security, Peace, Development, and Environment; Security Threats, Challenges, Vulnerability and Risks; Sustainable Food and Water Security; World Economic Order. This 11-volume set contains several chapters, each of size 5000-30000 words, with perspectives, issues on Peace studies, Public Policy and Global security. These volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College students Educators, Professional practitioners, Research personnel and Policy analysts, managers, and decision makers and NGOs.
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It s All About Change

It s All About Change

This small book is unashamedly addressed to the intelligent people of this threatened planet. It is one man's vision for a viable humanity; it is one man's diagnoses of the psychological and social sicknesses that divide human beings, ...

Author: Osho

Publisher: Osho Media International

ISBN: 9780880504379

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 192

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Everyone, regardless of nationality, religion, or political beliefs, has a sense of the current crisis of planet Earth. The environmental movement has support around the globe, while politicians — lagging behind reality — are still fighting over whether global warming exists. Decision-makers in government and in the private sector are dealing with the symptoms of this crisis, rather than addressing the underlying causes in a positive and constructive way. Osho points out that the current world crisis is a crisis of consciousness. Until there is a radical change in human consciousness, the interrelated social, political, economic, and ecological crises we face will continue. Osho's radical vision of change addresses how we can turn the present crisis into an opportunity, and what we must do in order to steer our course toward a "golden future" for all humankind and away from what he calls a "global suicide." Topics addressed in the book include the crisis of human values, the ecological crisis, the population challenge, the end of nations and religions, creative science, education, and human rights.
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Climate Change An Encyclopedia of Science Society and Solutions 3 volumes

Climate Change  An Encyclopedia of Science  Society  and Solutions  3 volumes

... Armageddon: Solutions for a Threatened Planet. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. McKibben, Bill. The End of Nature. New York: Random House, 1989. McKibben, Bill. “Welcome to the Climate Crisis: How to Tell Whether a Candidate ...

Author: Bruce E. Johansen

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440840869

Category: Science

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This three-volume set presents entries and primary sources that will impress on readers that what we do—or don't do—today regarding climate change will dramatically influence what life on this planet will be like for untold numbers of generations. • Provides readers with a clearly written description of global-warming science and its role in shaping a body of knowledge regarding a worldwide issue that affects everyone • Suggests remedies for this serious problem, most notably a rapid rise in the implementation of wind power generation and a coming revolution in solar energy • Impresses on readers that what Americans and the citizens and governments of other nations around the globe do over the next decades will determine the future of this planet for many tens of thousands of years to come • Includes primary documents sourced from major scientific journals and from the many reports on recent climate change from governmental organizations, including the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and World Meteorological Organization (WMO), both part of the United Nations; and the U.S. government's National Climate Assessment
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