By Cavé Jérémie,Dominique Campana
Qu'est-ce qu'un déchet aujourd'hui dans une ville ordinaire de will pay émergent, ce que les habitants jettent ou bien ce que personne ne récupère ? Cet ouvrage se focalise sur les conflits d'appropriation auxquels les déchets donnent lieu à Vitoria (Brésil) et à Coimbatore (Inde). En déployant une écologie politique, l'auteur dévoile un renversement en cours : les déchets sont de plus en plus perçus comme des ressources potentielles et les villes comme de véritables "mines urbaines".
By Detlef Müller-Mahn
Through its exploration of the spatial measurement of threat, this ebook deals a new method of theorizing danger, and important advancements in easy methods to deal with, tolerate and take dangers. A large variety of risks are tested, together with common dangers, weather switch, political violence, and nation failure. Case experiences variety from the Congo to primary Asia, from tsunami in Japan and civil battle affected components in Sri Lanka to avalanche risks in Austria. In each one of those circumstances, the authors learn the significance and position of house within the factors and differentiation of possibility, in how we will be able to conceptualize chance from a spatial point of view and within the relevance of house and locality for danger governance. This new technique – counseled by way of Ragnar Löfstedt and Ortwin Renn, of the world's top and such a lot prolific hazard analysts – is vital interpreting for these charged with learning, watching for and coping with hazards.
By Jean Damien Maloba Makanga
By N. Carter
By Vincent Berdoulay,Paulo C. Gomes
By Graham Humphrys,Michael Williams
By Craig H. Jones
The Mountains That Remade America combines geology with history to teach how the actual forces and prerequisites that created the Sierra Nevada have effected vast results and motivated lifestyle within the usa long ago and the way they proceed to take action this day. Drawing connections among occasions in ancient geology and modern society, Craig H. Jones makes geological technology obtainable and indicates the massive influence this mountain variety has had at the American West.
By Dara Downey,Ian Kinane,Elizabeth Parker
By Sergey M. Govorushko
This hugely topical ebook comes at a time while the two-way dating among humankind and the surroundings is relocating inexorably to the pinnacle of the schedule. It covers either side of this tender balancing act, explaining how quite a few average techniques effect humanity, together with its fiscal actions and engineering constructions, whereas additionally illuminating the ways that human job places strain at the common setting. Chapters learn a assorted number of phenomena that at once impact people’s lives, from geological techniques reminiscent of earthquakes and tsunamis to cosmic occasions resembling magnetic storms. the writer strikes directly to think of the impact we now have on nature, starting from the impression of heavy to the environmental effects of activity and leisure pursuits. entire with maps, pictures and certain case reports, this ebook offers a entire assessment of the largest factor we are facing as a species—the manner we relate to the flora and fauna round us.
This ebook comprises greater than a hundred maps exhibiting the worldwide distribution of other typical processes/human actions and extra that 450 photos from many nations and all oceans. it is going to supply a useful source for either graduate scholars and researchers in lots of fields of knowledge.
Sergey Govorushko is a prime study pupil on the Pacific Geographical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences. he's additionally Professor on the some distance jap Federal college (Vladivostok). Sergey Govorushko bought his PhD from the Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences. His examine actions concentrate on the interplay among humanity and the surroundings, together with the influence of nature on humanity; the influence of humanity at the atmosphere; and review of the interplay (environmental effect overview, environmental audit, etc.). He has authored 8 and co-authored seven monographs.
By Renzhi Hou