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by: rika, 18 pages
Migration is as old as humankind. It has always been and still is a very important coping
mechanism for people to adapt to changed living circumstances. This can be a short-
term regular ...
by: rika, 27 pages
Weather and climate have a profound impact on living organisms on the planet.
Ecological systems have evolved over geological time scales to suit the prevailing
climate. The past 10 to 20 ...
by: rika, 28 pages
The farm animal production sector is the single largest anthropogenic user of land, contributing to soil
degradation, dwindling water supplies, and air pollution, in addition to detrimentally ...
by: rika, 65 pages
Greenhouse gases are a key element of the earth’s atmosphere because they trap energy from the sun, creating a natural “greenhouse effect,”. “Without this effect, temperatures ...
by: shinta, 3 pages
In Baidya Roy et al. (2005), we found that extensive
logging in the recently opened timber concessions
of Gabon and the Republic of Congo may affect the
meteorology of adjacent ...
by: shinta, 7 pages
Understanding the interplay between climate and land-use dynamics is a fundamental concern for
assessing the vulnerability of Amazonia to climate change. In this study, we analyse ...
by: shinta, 15 pages
Climate change is projected to exacerbate the intensity, and
frequency, of weather-related hazards such as storms and
droughts (IPCC, 2007). These climatic changes are likely to ...
by: samanta, 23 pages
During 1990-2001, only 0.6 per cent of additional global income per capita contributed to reducing poverty below the $1-a-day line, down from 2.2 per cent during 1981-1990, and barely half the ...
by: monkey, 9 pages
We have this opportunity due to the fruitful cooperation with the GLOBE
International organisation. Let me say that we are honoured and very pleased
to have the privilege of cooperating ...