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    Fundamental principles of energy

    Introduction The concept of energy as we now understand it—a conserved quantity that represents the ability to do work—has been with us for less than two centuries. Yet its central role in human...

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    Climate Change Collection

    About this Collection The last two decades of the 20th century produced mounting evidence that climate change posed significant risks to society. At the beginning of the 21st century, climate change...

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    Biodiversity

     Introduction The word "biodiversity" is a contracted version of "biological diversity". The Convention on Biological Diversity defines biodiversity as: "the variability among living organisms...

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Forest harvest and water yield
Jason A. Hubbart 9/17/08 0
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Society and water resources
Jason A. Hubbart 9/17/08 0
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Surface runoff of water
Michael Pidwirny 9/17/08 0
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Seawater
Michael Pidwirny 9/17/08 0
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Global distribution of precipitation
Michael Pidwirny 9/17/08 0
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Governance of water resources in Africa
United Nations Environment Programme 9/17/08 0
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Hydrological problems
Jason Hubbart 9/17/08 0
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Improving freshwater management in Africa
United Nations Environment Programme 9/17/08 0
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Perspectives of hydrology
Jason Hubbart 9/17/08 0
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Aquifer depletion
Lester Brown 9/17/08 0
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Pollution embodied in trade
Glen Peters 9/17/08 0
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Oil spill
Stanislav Patin 9/17/08 0
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Environment and Globalization: Introduction
Sudhir Chella Rajan and Great Transition Initiative 9/17/08 0
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Global politics and institutions
Sudhir Chella Rajan and Great Transition Initiative 9/17/08 0
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Nonpoint Source Pollution
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 9/17/08 0
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Marine Debris
Environmental Protection Agency 9/17/08 0
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Impacts of Air Pollution on Local to Global Scale
Sjaak Slanina 9/17/08 0
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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
Cutler J. Cleveland 9/17/08 0
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Clean Water Act, United States
Robyn Kenney 9/17/08 0
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Clean Water Act, United States
Robyn Kenney 9/17/08 0
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