- What is the environment? // World Almanac for Kids;1996, p88
Features different aspects of the environment, including humans, plants, animals, water and sunlight. People as a part of the environment from prehistoric life through the 1990s; Sharing the earth with many different plants and animals; The awareness that the earth belongs to everyone; What can...
- Environment glossary. // World Almanac for Kids;1996, p96
Defines some of the terms that relate to the environment. Climate; Compost heap; Conservation; Deforestation; Ecosystem; Environment; Extinction; Fossil fuel; Global warming; Greenhouse effect; Groundwater; Habitat; Pollution; Recycling; Reforestation; Soil erosion; Definitions given for each of...
- Conference sounds environmental wake-up call. Levinson, N. // Architectural Record;Jun1992, Vol. 180 Issue 6, p44
Summarizes the recent three-day conference `Waking Up the Residential Building Market: Affordability and Sustainability Are Good Business.' It examined the issues currently shaping environmentalism in architecture. Energy costs; Health; Renewability and recyclability; Solar energy; Lending...
- Architects at Earth Summit champion sustained development. S.A.K. // Architectural Record;Aug1992, Vol. 180 Issue 8, p30
Covers the recent Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), part of the Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro. Discusses the problems in world architecture and resolutions developed to ease the environmental impacts of development.
- Made in Australia. Low, Tim // Nature Australia;Autumn98, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p22
Presents information on Australia's ecology and how it has influenced the ecology of Hawaii. Details on the common Hawaiian wattle tree; Information on Australian plants and animals which have colonized other parts of the world; Details on the devil twine; Reference to the sticky hopbush.
- Ecology notes. Csatari, Jeff; Heim, Burt // Boys' Life;Jul92, Vol. 82 Issue 7, p6
Offers information on ecology and the environment. The number of deer being killed by cars is growing; Why the duck population is dwindling; The Mitchell's satyr, a butterfly, has been put on the endangered species list.
- Crossing swords over the environment. Cote, Marcel // CA Magazine;May96, Vol. 129 Issue 4, p96
Reports that ecologists have identified economic growth as a possible solution to environmental problems. Environmental concerns mentioned; Reason for disagreement by many scientists on ecologists' analysis; What Department of the Environment in Canada wants to reduce.
- It's a wonderful world. // Current Health 1;Apr90, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p3
Discusses ways to reduce environmental problems on Earth. Protecting the atmosphere from pollution; Acid rain; Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC's) destroy the ozone layer; Greenhouse effect may be heating up the earth; Water conservation; Recycling; Importance of the Amazon Rain Forest.
- A guide to environmental myths and realities. Scarlett, L. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Jan1992, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p11
Examines some of the most common environmental myths. Landfill space; United States citizens especially wasteful; Packaging is bad; Plastics are bad; Disposables are bad; More; Details. INSET: Legislation based on bad advice (counterproductive la ws)..