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What is environmental governance?

Environmental governance is a topic that has received a fair amount of attention in the academic and applied literatures on conservation and environmental management in the last few years. 579 more words

“Looking for Longleaf – the Fall and Rise of an American Forest” by Lawrence S. Earley

(The University of North Carolina Press, 2004, 272 pages plus notes, bibliography and index. Extensive illustrations.)

This is a “must read” book! It’s a highly enjoyable combination of ecological science and regional history. 374 more words

Construction and Environmental Impacts

Part 3 in the series on managing construction risk.

Environmental impacts from construction can include:

  • air pollution from emissions;
  • water runoff such as sewer, stormwater and groundwater;
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Risk Management

US Federal Government Taking Aim at Protecting Pollinators

A guest post by Richard J Wenning, Editor-in-Chief, Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management (IEAM).

Next week is National Pollinator Week in the US (June 15-21, 2015), and a good time to consider the importance of bees, birds, butterflies, and bats for a healthy ecosystem. 820 more words

Environmental Management

From a movement to a new discipline: Citizen science takes off


Europe and the U.S., are fermenting with citizen science activities. Not just large-scale, volunteer data collection with an outreach component-type projects, but major initiatives that are changing the relationship between science and society, and scientists and society. 372 more words

Community

Construction Risks – Who do you communicate with? How do you establish the level of risk around construction site activities? How do you communicate risk? What’s in it for me? 189 more words

Risk Management