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Land Management through Vertical Development - To avoid Adverse Environmental Impact on Earth

by Zeeruk International Pvt ltd  (Feb. 25, 2015)

LAND MANAGEMENT THROUGH VERTICAL DEVELOPMENT - TO AVOID ADVERSE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ON EARTH. Land Management is very import subject which needs attention all the time, and mostly land defined as a physical entity in terms of its topography and spatial nature; a broader integrative view also includes natural resources: the soils, minerals, water ...

An Infographic on “A Bottles Journey”

by Advanced Technical Concepts  (Feb. 16, 2015)

The average family consumes annually about 500 glass jars or bottles.  Glass if taken to landfill will never decompose.  However glass can endlessly be recycled without loosing its characteristics.  Glass is made from raw materials such as sand, limestone, soda ash or scrap glass.   Furnace ready scrap glass is called ...

Business-as-unusual outlook for oil in the medium term

by GLOBE Foundation  (Feb. 10, 2015)

There is a curious twist to the many messages emerging from the International Energy Agency (IEA) annual Medium-Term Oil Market Report (MTOMR) released today. On the one hand, says the Agency, it will be ...

Stressed? 3 Ways to Stay Focused at Work

by Behavioral Science Technology, Inc. (BST)  (Feb. 6, 2015)

Feeling the pressure? It's completely normal to feel that way when faced with a tight timeline, or when we think that our available resources may not be enough to create a strong result. Our stress response acts much like the gas and brake pedals on a car. When something in our environment triggers our stress response, our internal body chemistry ...

Lamix - anaerobic sewage treatment EGSB - Case Study

by PP-EKO Sp. z o.o.  (Feb. 4, 2015)

Executed as "design and build" contract anaerobic wastewater treatment in paper Lamix is one of the first of it's kind in Polish and Central European P&P. WWTP built in EGSB (expanded granular sludeg bed) anaerobic reactors technology is heavy duty, rubust and easy to extend. It purifies industrial sewage from recycled paper factory (tissue ...

Climate Change and Wealth Creation

by GLOBE Foundation  (Feb. 3, 2015)

Sir Richard Branson, Chair of the Virgin Group of companies, was once quoted as saying “Climate Change is the biggest wealth creating opportunity of our generation”. He is probably right. Every environmental problem, challenge or risk factor carries with it the potential for solutions, and those solutions often have the makings ...

Preview: 2015 Safety in Action Guide - 8 Issues Shaping Safety Now

by Behavioral Science Technology, Inc. (BST)  (Jan. 23, 2015)

Safety leaders have a lot to be proud of in today's workplace. Across industry, organizations are enjoying record low injury rates. Safety now has a place on the organizational agenda and there is greater safety literacy across more employees in more places than ever before. The journey that safety has been on the past 30-plus years has helped ...

Utilisation competitions over ecological resources: uncovering the social nature of the environmental problem

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jan. 7, 2015)

One principle of the sustainable development strategy is to maintain the ecological integrity of our bio–physical environment. Another is the preservation of capacities for economic development in contemporary societies. In order to examine if both goals can be combined the social dynamics of emerging environmental problems need to be ...

Smart utilities and sustainable resource management

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jan. 28, 2015)

With the increased availability of inexpensive micro-sensor technologies, everything is becoming “sensor-tagged”. Energy and water utilities are benefiting from this “sensorization” of our infrastructure and the associated smart technology advancements. These progressive utilities are employing innovative, real-time ...

Managing Mali’s Wetland Wealth for People and Nature

by Wetlands International  (Dec. 15, 2014)

Introduction Wetlands International has been in Mali since 1998, when it started a partnership with the national government to help better manage the country’s water resources for both its people and nature. Those early efforts involved scoping out the state of Mali’s unique natural habitats, not least its globally important wetland, ...

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