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Ecology and the industrial society

British Ecological Society

Ecology and the industrial society

a symposium of the British Ecological Society, Swansea, 13-16th April, 1964

by British Ecological Society

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Published by Blackwell Scientific Publications in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ecology -- Congresses,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Congresses,
  • Water -- Pollution -- Congresses,
  • Pesticides -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Gordon T. Goodman, R.W. Edwards, and J.M. Lambert.
    SeriesSymposium (British Ecological Society) -- no. 5
    ContributionsGoodman, Gordon T., Edwards, R. W., Lambert, J. M., British Ecological Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541 B75 1964
    The Physical Object
    Pagination395p.
    Number of Pages395
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17157008M

    Industrial Ecology and Global Change; Industrial Ecology and Global Change. Oversights and distortions in industrial ecology. Society & Natural Resources, Vol. 9, Issue. 4, p. ‘The book is recommended as a source book for those concerned with global change and Cited by: Read the full-text online edition of The Ecology of Public Administration (). He examines in detail the administrative ecology of the latter two countries in the context of their transitional phase from an agrarian to an industrial society, and against the wider background of a multiplicity of sociological, political and institutional.

      Industrial ecology is coming of age and this superb book brings together leading scholars to present a state-of-the-art overviews of the subject. Each part of the book comprehensively covers the following issues in a systematic style: the goals and achievements of industrial ecology and the history of the field; methodology, covering the main Author: Andria Durney. Industrial Ecology: Tools of the Trade. Industrial ecology provides a powerful prism through which to examine the impact of industry and technology and associated changes in society and the economy on the biophysical environment.

    The central question of the theory of industrial ecology (IE) is whether IE is/will be a form of descriptive or prescriptive science. Some debate the same (more or less) question by asking whether Author: Jouni Korhonen. The word ecology was coined by the German zoologist Ernst Haeckel, who applied the term oekologie to the “relation of the animal both to its organic as well as its inorganic environment.” The word comes from the Greek oikos, meaning “household,” “home,” or “place to live.”Thus, ecology deals with the organism and its environment. The concept of environment includes both other.


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