A student magazine asserts that a key action towards sustainability is ‘don’t
have kids’ (Anon. 2008: 29). Another ‘green’ magazine for parents points out
that ‘in the US, even having just one child creates a carbon legacy almost six
times greater than each parent’s own lifetime carbon emissions’ (McAleer
2009). Sustainability and birthing human children are figured as mutually
exclusive. So how do we get an edited collection of essays in a book with both
the words ‘sustainability’ and ‘birth’ in the title?...
Dr Samuel Johnson is reputed to have said
‘what is written without effort is in general read
without pleasure’. This edition of Principles and
Practice of Soil Science has certainly taken much
effort to complete, so I hope it will be enjoyed
and provide valuable information to as wide an
audience of interested readers as possible.
Chapter 2 - Development in families. This chapter provides knowledge of development in families. In this chapter, the following content will be discussed: Defining families, the influential ecology of the family, discourses of family, family as committed relationship,...and other contents.
This chapter provides knowledge of development in families. In this chapter, the following content will be discussed: Defining families, the influential ecology of the family, discourses of family, family as committed relationship,...and other contents.
If better management (BMP) was adopted in Vietnam there is evidence that the current trends and past environmental degradation can be stopped and even reversed, and shrimp production efficiency can be increased.
Consider my parents. My mother did not know any geomorphology or
landscape ecology. Yet she enjoyed her familiar, Southern US rural land-
scapes. My father enjoyed the fertility of the soils in the Shenandoah Valley
in Virginia; he admired a good field. On visits around, he would take a spade
and turn the soil to see whether it might make a good garden. He always
knew what watershed he was in, what crops were growing where. He loved
a good rain. Both enjoyed the changing seasons, the dogwood and redbud in
the hills in the spring, the brilliant and subtle colours...