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Addressing Climate Change through Education

Tamara Shapiro Ledley.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

Article. Subjects: Sustainability. 567 words.

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Ecological Engineering for Mine Waste and Water Management

Margarete Kalin and William N. Wheeler.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

Article. Subjects: Pollution and Threats to the Environment (Social Science); Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Sustainability. 489 words.

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How Environmental Degradation Impoverishes the Poor

Edward B. Barbier.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Sustainability; Agriculture and Farming; Environmental Economics. 8565 words.

Globally, around 1.5 billion people in developing countries, or approximately 35% of the rural population, can be found on less-favored agricultural land (LFAL), which is susceptible to low...

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Renewable Energy for Human Sustainability

Peter J. Schubert.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Sustainability. 12615 words.

Renewable energy was used exclusively by the first humans and is likely to be the predominant source for future humans. Between these times the use of extracted resources such as coal, oil,...

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Sea Level Rise and Coastal Management

James B. London.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Pollution and Threats to the Environment (Social Science); Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Sustainability. 7118 words.

Coastal zone management (CZM) has evolved since the enactment of the U.S. Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, which was the first comprehensive program of its type. The newer iteration of...

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