This new book provides an abundance of information and research on important topics on the impact of a variety sources on the environment. It provides an intensive look at the many diverse factors that impact the environment, including environmental changes, climate change, pollution from agriculture, stress and overuse of water resource, and more. As our environment changes, so does the need to become increasingly aware of the problems that surround it and to address them with new research and strategies. This book provides a plethora of information that has practical implications for addressing these environmental changes. Ecological Sciences and the Environment: Problems, Strategies, and Management provides a multidisciplinary perspective on the challenges environmental change poses throughout the world. Contributors are from around the world. Topics cover a wide selection of topics, including: * the various sources of pollution in agriculture * biotechnology and bioremediation in waste management * the biomagnification process and its implication in aquatic ecosystems * the role of soil microbial diversity and its role in the ecosystem * nitrogen-fixing ability and hydrocarbon degradation capacity of some bacteria has been described * sericulture (or silk farming) and its potential for implementation in rural areas * environmental impact assessment (EIA) studies * solid waste management * how climate change impacts agricultural methods and soil-plant-water interactions * air quality parameters and associated illness * biodiversity indices, tools for assessing the species changes and composition * water quality assessment * agro-forestry and watershed management The compendium, with contributions from throughout the world, will be a valuable resource scholars working in the field of environmental science as well as for those in industry and students.
Publisher: Apple Academic Press Inc.
Number of pages: 350
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
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