environmental science Articles

  • Singapore a model for effective water management

    Singapore continues to be a model of effective water management as more and more countries begin experiencing water scarcity. To some, the Asian city-state (which occupies an area roughly a quarter the size of Rhode Island) may seem an unlikely beacon for water efficiency. But, to achieve water security and self-sufficiency, residents have been helping leaders meet national water management ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Using Anaerobic Biomass Digestion to Produce Hydrogen and Biofuel

    For many years, hydrogen has been considered as an alternative to fossil fuels. Now, Scientists are aiming to develop an environmentally friendly method to produce hydrogen from biomass by optimizing anaerobic digestion systems.1 Climate change, dwindling fuel resources and energy prices have spearheaded intensive efforts to detect and optimize ...


    By Edinburgh Instruments Ltd

  • Measurement, Motivations And Opportunities To Waste Less Food

    Oregon Department of Environmental Quality releases findings on psychological, socio-economic and structural drivers that contribute to generation of preventable wasted food in households. An estimated 30 to 40 percent of all food produced and imported for consumption in the United States is never eaten. In Oregon, as part of a statewide strategy to prevent the wasting of food, the Oregon ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Environmental forensics: courting science?

    Forensics and hydrology are two terms that may not seem to go together well. To the uninitiated, this combination may evoke images of the crime scene investigation that ensues when some patsy goes into the drink wearing cement overshoes. Rather, the term environmental forensics, essentially the parent discipline of forensic hydrology, has found its way into contemporary parlance owing to ...


    By Hargis + Associates Inc

  • Environmental Science in China − Research Progress

    Over the last 20 years, China has been experiencing rapid economic growth, which has resulted in heavy environmental pollution nationwide. Environmental pollution poses risks to human and ecosystem health and limits the industrial and trade growth, thus becoming a major obstacle for China’s sustainable development in the new century. Recently, the Chinese central government has adopted a ...


  • Book Review: Lasers in Environmental and Life Sciences

    Lasers in Environmental and Life Sciences, edited by Peter Hering, Jan Peter Lay and Sandra Stry. Springer Verlag, 2004. 343pp. ISBN 3-540-40260-8Keywords: book ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Impact of science and technology on energy and environmental research and development

    Countries are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of science and technology in relation to national development and the necessity of formulating a concise science and technology policy. The need for strengthening and orienting the scientific and technological infrastructure in line with national development goals, through more effective use of available qualified manpower and the higher ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Science and Environmental Law Collaboration Across the Double Helix

    Keywords: Science and environmental law scholarship, interdisciplinary collaboration, history of science and environmental law, science and judges, law and science, risk and precaution, science and policymaking, reflexive learning and interdisciplinary working Abstract: Science engages both substantially and methodologically with environmental law more than with any ...


  • Canarina DESCAR software · environmental science · commands 13

    Open.- This command is to open an existing file. The program files exist as separate files with .ems filename extension.   Save the current work with the Save command before clicking the Open ...

  • Science for Environment Policy

    Potentially  toxic   elements   in   European   soils mapped by researchers. A new study has mapped levels of chemical elements found in Europe a aoricultTal soils. In most places, unusually high concentrations are linked t geology, such as high levels of arsenic in the Massif Central in France. Huma.. activity is to blame in some small areas, for ...

  • Managing oceans with sound science

    Management of marine resources for sustainable development needs local capacity for science, particularly in the Pacific region. Those who care about environmental damage and its effects on the health and welfare of communities tend to focus on land-based threats. That is where harm can be most easily observed, and where its causes — from agricultural pesticides to industrial air ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Science on the tap, not on the top

    Science plays an increasingly important role in trade policy and negotiations. A large number of trade agreements rely on scientific expertise for their work. Science is negotiated in setting environmental and health standards: trade disputes had highlighted the role of science as the legal test in the WTO. Historically, it was the negotiations on agriculture that triggered interest in science as ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Building Science Issue (Attic)

    Client: Upscale Custom Home Builder  Location: Florida Gulf Coast  Completion: Sept thru Oct 2007  Corrections Cost: ~$25,000 Key Project Team: Timothy Toburen Indoor Environmental Technologies (IET) was retained by the builder to determine the cause of excessive sweating ...

  • The dangers of separating science and environment

    We need to figure out a better way to communicate science that balances technology and nature. Does the natural world have any relevance to modern science? Of course it does; but sometimes it seems like that’s not the case. This is a myth perpetuated directly and indirectly through media, policy decisions, academic disciplines, even some science engagement initiatives: ...


    By Ensia

  • Controversial issues in an environmental science course: how do students respond?

    This qualitative study described non-science majors' responses to environmental case studies and news events embedded in an introductory level environmental science course. A phenomenological approach was used for this descriptive emergent design study. Sixty-six participants were enrolled in a 12-week course, structured to reflect science education reform principals, at a liberal arts college. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A reflexive approach to dealing with uncertainties in environmental health risk science and policy

    Based on insights obtained through an analysis of an environmental health risk controversy, we developed a reflexive approach to uncertainty assessment, explicitly acknowledging the complexity of the knowledge production process. The approach aims at interactively exploring uncertainty in relation to different scientific framings, societal perspectives and policy options. The structure of the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Lost science: effects on environmental risk policy, litigation and due diligence

    When the work of recognised technical experts and the scientific method are abandoned, overlooked, subverted, limited, overruled or otherwise diminished in the development of scientific documents, findings and recommendations, a situation termed 'Lost Science' occurs. Lacking critical information, report findings do not reflect scientific knowledge or realities. This results in skewed ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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