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Protectedplanet.net - Explore Protected Areas

Protectedplanet.net - Explore Protected Areas
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Sightsmap SMEDAR - Traitement et recyclage des déchets de l'Arrondissement de Rouen Finance sector list of environmental impacts Performance Indicators: EN16 Total direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight. (Core) EN17 Other relevant indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight. (Core) EN18 Initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reductions achieved. EN19 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances by weight. EN20 NOx, SOx, and other significant air emissions by type and weight (Core) EN21 Total water discharge by quality and destination. EN22 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method. EN23 Total number and volume of significant spills. EN25 Identity, size, protected status, and biodiversity value of water bodies and related habitats significantly affected by the reporting organization’s discharges of water and runoff. Disclosure on Management Approach Goals and Performance Organization-wide goals regarding performance relevant to the Environmental Aspects. Policy Organizational responsibility Training and awareness Monitoring and Follow-Up Additional Contextual Information

Wind Map An invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us—energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future. This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US. The wind map is a personal art project, not associated with any company. We've done our best to make this as accurate as possible, but can't make any guarantees about the correctness of the data or our software. Please do not use the map or its data to fly a plane, sail a boat, or fight wildfires :-) If the map is missing or seems slow, we recommend the latest Chrome browser. Surface wind data comes from the National Digital Forecast Database. If you're looking for a weather map, or just want more detail on the weather today, see these more traditional maps of temperature and wind.

Wild Areas Introduction This collection has been superceded by the Last of the Wild, Version 2. Human influence on the earth’s land surface is a global driver of ecological processes on the planet, on par with climatic trends, geological forces and astronomical variations. The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) at Columbia University joined together to systematically map and measure the human influence on the earth’s land surface today. Our analysis indicates that 83% of the earth's land surface is influenced directly by human beings, whether through human land uses, human access from roads, railways or major rivers, electrical infrastructure (indicated by lights detected at night), or direct occupancy by human beings at densities above 1 person per square kilometer. We refer to the human influence on the land’s surface measure as the "Human Footprint."

Stunning Subjectivity: Paula Scher's Obsessive Hand-Painted Maps by Maria Popova An irreverent, artful antidote to GPS appification, or what the NYC subway has to do with tsunamis. Iconic designer Paula Scher is one of my big creative heroes, her thoughts on combinatorial creativity a perfect articulation of my own beliefs about how we create. Since the early 1990s, Scher has been creating remarkable, obsessive, giant hand-painted typographic maps of the world as she sees it, covering everything from specific countries and continents to cultural phenomena. I began painting maps to invent my own complicated narrative about the way I see and feel about the world. (Cue in cartograms.) A foreword by Simon Winchester contextualizes Scher’s maps as cultural objects, and an introduction by Scher herself offers a peek inside the mind and personal history that sprouted her cartographic creativity. A Paula Scher map is both detached from reality and yet at the same time becomes an entirely new reality, one that manages to be useless and essential all at once.

Revue Education relative à l'environnement Entrée territoire Cold weather person, or hot weather lover? Here in Washington, the weather has been flat-out drop-dead, absolutely, positively, 100 percent, gorgeous this past weekend. We're talking highs in the low 70s, abundant sunshine, and no humidity to speak of. Perfection! It was the first day in several months where you could actually turn off your A/C, throw open the windows, and air out the summer funk your home has been accumulating since, oh, May or so. Which got me thinking: wouldn't it be great if the weather were like this every day? So I dug up some 30-year temperature averages maintained by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to find out which places in the country had the most days where the average high temperature was right around that 70 degree mark. So that's what I built! Here's what I found out: I decided that an ideal high temperature range for me is between 60 and 75 degrees -- any cooler than that and you might need the heat on at night.

Ecoregional Assessments ConserveOnline is now retired. ConserveOnline (COL) content has been moved to the Conservation Gateway, migrated to CONNECT (TNC’s intranet for staff), or posted to other websites. If there are specific files previously stored in COL that you are unable to locate, please send an email to Conservation Gateway and we will make every attempt to help you find your content. Please include the following information: (1) the source (article, book reference, link, bookmark, etc.) of the content you're seeking, and (2) as detailed information as possible about the title, author, date, etc. On the Conservation Gateway, you will find content organized by three main categories and multiple sections: Conservation Planning: Basic Framework | Business Planning | Action Planning | Meaures | Setting Priorities | Tools & Data | Partnering Conservation Practices: Freshwater | Marine | Climate Change | Fire & Landscapes | Ecosystem Services | People & Conservation An Overview of TNC's Easement Study

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