Understanding the Human Environment
With over half of the global human population living in urban regions, urban ecosystems may now represent the contemporary and future human environment. Consisting of green space and the built environment, they harbour a wide range of species, yet are not well understood. This book aims...
Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge
Invasive non-native species are a major threat to global biodiversity. Often introduced accidentally through international travel or trade, they invade and colonize new habitats, often with devastating consequences for the local flora and fauna. Their environmental impacts can range from damage to...
Published December 11th 2011 by Routledge
Explore significantbut often-overlookedaspects of aging policy! This unique addition to the literature on aging policy will help you understand devolutionthe decentralizing of service provisionand the roles that state/local government and private organizations now play...
Published June 9th 2003 by Routledge
By the end of the current decade, many baby boomers will be senior citizens. What policies should we enact to prepare for an aging society?In the coming decade, we have a unique opportunity to create new and better aging policies. This collection of twenty essays by prominent educators,...
Published November 16th 2000 by Routledge