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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Soil Salinization

Pichu Rengasamy.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Pollution and Threats to the Environment (Social Science); Agriculture and Farming. 10180 words.

Salt accumulation in soils, affecting agricultural productivity, environmental health, and the economy of the community, is a global phenomenon since the decline of ancient Mesopotamian...

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Addressing Climate Change Through Education

Tamara Shapiro Ledley, Juliette Rooney-Varga and Frank Niepold.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Pollution and Threats to the Environment (Social Science); Sustainability. 14445 words.

The scientific community has made the urgent need to mitigate climate change clear and, with the ratification of the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate...

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Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture across Africa

Laura Pereira.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Environmental Science); Pollution and Threats to the Environment (Social Science); Agriculture and Farming. 12222 words.

Confidence in the projected impacts of climate change on agricultural systems has increased substantially since the first Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports. In...

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Nutrient Pollution and Wastewater Treatment Systems

Archis R. Ambulkar.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Pollution and Threats to the Environment (Social Science); Earth Sciences and Geography; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology. 11796 words.

Since the industrial revolution, societies across the globe have observed significant urbanization and population growth. Newer technologies, industries, and manufacturing plants have...

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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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