Environment eBooks


National Soil Dynamics Laboratory

Agriculture’s role in environmental issues are both large and complex, often contributing to both problems and solutions to the global environment. For example, agricultural practices have the potential to increase soil C storage which can positively influence soil quality and help mitigate the rise in atmospheric CO2.


How to move away from linear production and consumption to a circular economy – to an economic model where there is virtually no waste but more secondary raw materials that can be re-injected in a European Circular Economy.
Graz Biobank

Biobank Graz

Today, Biobank Graz is the largest academic biobank in Europe providing logistics and infrastructure and offering optimal support for research teams in collecting, processing, storing and providing human biological samples and associated data.

Alterra Wageningen

Being the global hotspot for agricultural world trade, the Metropoolregio Rotterdam – Den Haag (MRDH) holds extremely high stakes in food logistics, safety and quality. At the same time it is a place where local, regional and global agro-food processes have a great potential for generating synergy.

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Forests are important as reservoirs of biodiversity, and as wildlife habitats. In addition, they represent substantial economic value, and provide societal health and recreational benefits. They also, mitigate climate change by storing carbon dioxide.

Core Connections Ltd

As the proportion of the world’s population living in urban environments increases and those in rural ones decrease, the design of places to help us keep nature in sight becomes more vital.

The Kielanowski Institute of Animal Physiology & Nutrition

Studies related to animal nutrition encompasses the metabolism and utilisation of nutrients and biologically active substances from feeds, the improvement of the health-promoting qualities of poultry, pork, and lamb meat, as well as the symbiotic microorganisms colonising various sections of the digestive tract.

BRConard Consulting Inc

Climate change is one of the world’s toughest challenges. Despite evidence from both sides to debate the magnitude of the problem, the evidence overwhelmingly supports that climate change is real and accelerating. In order to tackle the problem, experts believe that change is needed – within society.


Those within the housing industry will be familiar with the near bankruptcy of the Cosmopolitan Housing Group back in 2012. In light of the report, it was recommended that ‘boards should have the right people with the skills and experience to govern well, that the risk the organisation faces...

Swiss Geological Survey Swisstopo

Eighty percent of political decisions are related to special data, which is information of any kind related to geographical coordinates. In most cases, spatial data is understood as 2D data describing the surface.

Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Inc

Helsinki shipyard is the centre of excellence in designing and building complex arctic vessels. Icebreakers have been built in Helsinki for over 100 years, and Helsinki Shipyard has delivered about 60% of the icebreakers in operation around the world.

United Nations University

International trade in fish and fish products has grown rapidly over the past few decades, and far exceeds the trade of any other food commodity. The importance of fisheries and increasing global trade means that for the EU to implement its Blue Growth policy, it must look beyond its...

Nanobiotechnology for Diagnostics Nb4D Group

The Nanobiotechnology for Diagnostics (Nb4D) Group belongs to the Institute of Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC), one of the institutes of the State Agency CSIC (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas), and to the Biomedical Research Centre Network of Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBERBBN). The group is led by Prof. M.-Pilar...

Skaginn hf

Founded in 1998, Skaginn are already a fishing industry leader in Iceland when it comes to efficient pelagic processing, freezing and chilling solutions.  Skaginn’s growing reputation for its adaptability to tailor make solutions to individual assignments if needed, is fast establishing the company as a key player in a...

University of Groningen – Math

Extreme weather events may cause severe damage to our society. Examples are hurricane Sandy in 2012 (the second costliest hurricane in United States history), European windstorms Lothar and Martin in 1999, and more recently, the exceptional sequence of floods in southern England in the winter of 2014. Insurance companies...
e-Storage Solutions

e-Storage Solutions

e-Storage Solutions Ltd. has discovered an alternative approach to designing and assembling pressure vessels with a significant cost advantage compared to conventional pressure vessels in order to store mass-energy in the form of compressing gas.
CO2 GeoNet

CO2 GeoNet

CO2 Capture and Storage (CCS) involves the capture of carbon dioxide (CO2 ) from industrial sources such as fossil-fuel-based power stations, refineries, steel or cement plants followed by compression of this CO2 into a highly dense liquid form, and its injection deep underground into the pore space (i.e. the...

Norwegian Polar Institute

A government agency under the auspices of the Ministry of Climate and Environment, the Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI) is Norway’s main institution for research, environmental monitoring and topographic and geological mapping in Norwegian polar regions. The Institute also advises Norwegian authorities on matters concerning polar environmental management and runs...

University of Aberdeen

In the last 30 years, there has been an unprecedented increase in pest and pathogen invasions into Europe, impacting on agriculture, horticulture and forestry. Numerous tree pests and diseases are spreading through the continent, with damaging organisms introduced from elsewhere in the world. Most of these species have been...
GNB Industrial


GNB® Industrial Power, a division of Exide Technologies, is one of the world’s leading producers of lead-acid batteries for industrial applications such as renewable energy, telecommunication systems, railways, uninterrupted power supply (UPS), fork lift trucks and electric vehicles.

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