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Aerospace Sciences is the combination of aeronautical and astronautical sciences. Aeronautical sciences deal with the whole field of flight of vehicles within the Earth’s atmosphere, and astronautic sciences with the flight of vehicles in space, beyond the Earth’s atmosphere. As there is a certain degree of technology overlap between the two fields...
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This project takes on the critical but undertheorized question of how to balance private and public interests in critical natural resource commons, including air, water, public lands, energy, and biodiversity resources, all of which are prone to forms of diminution by private exploitation. It identifies several built-in legal biases that favor the...
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Abstract: This paper addresses the main issues of Technopreneur, knowledge and digital economy and their possible role in economic de-velopment in Palestine. Human capital is a main pillar for knowledge economy, in addition to other pillars like appropriate infrastructure and policies. In general, Palestine has limited natural resources. However, i...
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Water is one of the most important natural resources without which humans cannot survive. Although efforts have been geared toward ensuring an adequate water supply, potable water shortages continue to persist. This paper, therefore, analyses water demand at a local scale to enhance policymakers’ ability to make informed decisions on water demand m...
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Dear Colleagues, We live in times of extremely rapid technological progress, as evidenced by, among others, the emergence of the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0). Energy consumption and deliveries are currently some of the greatest challenges of civilization. Society is becoming more and more aware of the scarcity of natural resources,...
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Depletion of natural resources and restriction due to environmental considerations leads to scarcity of good quality river sand. Also sand procurement has become a major concern especially in large cities like Bangalore, India. Nearby sources have been exhausted; therefore, it is very essential to optimize the consumption of natural river sand as w...
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It is well known that green urban commons enhance mental and physical well-being and improve local biodiversity. We aim to investigate how these outcomes are related in an urban system and which variables are associated with better outcomes. We model the outcomes of an urban common—box gardening—by applying the Social-Ecological Systems (SES) frame...
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Background The agricultural and construction sectors demand enormous amounts of natural resources and generate environmental impacts that negatively affect ecosystems. One of the main problems is the generation and inadequate management of waste. For this reason, under the approaches of the new sustainable and circular models, waste valorization ha...
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Carbon dioxide emissions and the consumption of natural resources related to the cement manufacturing have prompted the need to develop more sustainable and environmentally friendly types of concrete. Geopolymer concrete is considered eco-friendly concrete because it is free of cement. Otherwise, nanomaterials have been introduced into geopolymer c...
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Increase in population has resulted in depletion of natural resources. Due to variation in climatic condition and environmental pollution, there is a need for alternative construction techniques, which will ensure the protection of natural resources and will result in energy efficient and eco-friendly building materials. Light transmitting concrete...
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Due to the significant growing demand for water, it is urgent to those in the food industry to consider a more rational and sustainable use of such a scarce natural resource. This chapter highlights alternative food processing methods that contemplate recycling and reusing water. Based on a systematic literature review, it highlights the adoption o...
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Participatory natural resource management refers to stakeholders' involvement in the planning process, allowing the integration of their knowledge and values with the purpose of a given project. Landscape visualization generally applies to any technique for representing actual places and on-the-ground conditions. Visualization's sophistication acro...
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A changing operational environment and the growing opposition to mining in the Nordics, and more broadly in Europe, encourages the testing of new approaches to mineral resource governance. A Community Benefit Agreement (CBA) is an instrument based on local negotiations, which has been mostly utilized in indigenous contexts, but may hold promise in...
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The major waste source in India comprises of construction and demolition (C&D) waste. Out of this, a huge extent of valuable serviceable material disposed-off as landfills. The natural and financial suggestions are no longer contemplated economical and, as an outcome, the construction industry is encountering more weight than ever sometime to cope...
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Conservation of natural resources through recycling of carbon and mineral elements from agricultural wastes is attractive in agriculture and environmental management. The current oxidation and biological techniques for remediation of agro-industrial by-products such as Bixa orellana seeds waste from Norbixin processing and vinasse (by-product produ...
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In recent years, there have been undesirable situations in urban areas due to climate change. Extreme temperatures and sudden rains from the possible effects of climate change affect the city and consume natural resources. Experiencing cli-mate changes causes the quality of natural re-sources to deteriorate and depletion rapidly. De-pending on thes...
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The overuse of natural resources has caused many environmental concerns. Green process innovation (GPI) has been seen as an effective solution that can benefit both industry and society. However, prior studies have not fully examined the contingent mechanisms of the relationship between GPI and both environmental and financial performance. This stu...
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Many poor rural households depend on products from non-cultivated environments for subsistence and commercialization. Collective action schemes, such as community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), aim at maintaining natural resource quality and thus potentially contribute to the sustainability of environmental income sources. Little is kno...
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Case Studies in Geospatial Applications to Groundwater Resources provides thorough the most up-to-date techniques in GIS and geostatistics as they relate to groundwater, through detailed case studies that prove real-world applications of remote sensing applications to this subject. Groundwater is the primary source of fresh water in many parts of t...
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The comprehensive knowledge of the ecological fragility of a region is quintessential for evolving strategies for the conservation of the area. This entails identifying factors responsible for ecological sensitiveness, including landscape dynamics, future transitions to mitigate the problems of haphazard and uncontrolled development approaches. The...
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China’s primary cultural identity tends to be associated with land-oriented, agrarian civilization, despite its lengthy coastline and history of maritime activities. But for the 21st century, as the Chinese central authority has developed a comprehensive national ocean strategy, it has purposefully crafted an identity of China as a maritime great p...
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Using recycled coarse aggregate (RCA) instead of natural coarse aggregate (NCA) to produce recycled coarse aggregate concrete (RAC) can alleviate the environmental problems caused by the demolition of buildings and reduce the dependence on natural resources. In order to improve the inherent defects such as low compressive strength and elastic modul...
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Natural resource extraction has been the base of Peruvian economic growth, notably since the neoliberalization of the economy in recent decades. Academic and media accounts portray Peru as an absent state – one of weak institutions to exert environmental control and guarantee citizens' rights – particularly in remote resource extraction areas. This...
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Despite the biodiversity and ecosystem services provided by lotic ecosystems, they are strongly affected by anthropogenic activities. Therefore, biological monitoring and assessment strategies are crucial in helping maintain these ecosystems and developing mitigation policies. We provide a global overview of the use of benthic diatoms as bioindicat...
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Nigeria possesses all attributes, and features of all kind as a region, such as leadership, population, natural resources, financial means, and military capabilities. Consequently, the nation has been instrumental in both regional conflict management and shaping the whole of West African security structures/architecture at large. At the same time,...
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The research aims to demonstrate the role of modern cost-effective technologies in reducing costs and producing green products, as the green product is based on several dimensions (it works to reduce pollution rates, avoids the use of toxic substances harmful to the environment, uses renewable energy, reduces the use of natural resources and preser...
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Problems of Present Agriculture  Scarcity of capital: The sustainable growth of farmers, enterprises, and nations is impacted by the declining availability of both renewable and nonrenewable natural resources. External costs associated with the destruction of natural capital are borne by society and future generations.  Decline in factor producti...
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Cement plays a vital role in concrete production; as a binding agent, it holds together the aggregates in concrete. Manufacturing of cement and glass causes depletion of natural resources and endangerment of the environment. Both the glass and cement industries are energy consumers and are responsible for hazardous greenhouse gases, particularly CO...
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The amendment of cementitious binders with waste materials aids as a path to reduce the volume of waste and carbon emission. This review summarizes the current state of practice for cementitious binder fabrication in favor to the utilization of waste materials such as waste concrete powder (WCP), coal bottom ash (CBA) and steel slags. These materia...
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The Government of India in the last two decades has carved out many small regions from their parental states such as Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand and recently Laddakh. These regions are full of natural resources, and the government had initiated and implemented various policies for their development. However, the results are a bit lopsided....
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Worldwide demands for food increases (population of over 8 billion by 2025) while land and water become increasingly scarce and human health issues rise and threaten food systems and their sustainability. There will be no sustainable future without eradicating poverty and hunger. Ensuring food security for all is both a key function and a challenge...
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Analytical chemistry has a vital role in every stage of life. It is the science of obtaining, processing, and communicating information about the composition and structure of matter. In other words, it is the art and science of determining what matter consists of and measuring the same. By applying analytical chemistry, we have gained insight into...
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The growing social inequalities, and the depletion of natural resources and the appearance of poverty, unemployment and illiteracy, are all signs indicate to the failure to achieve the objectives of economic development, especially in developing countries, which had long been working to follow models imported from developed countries, which vary of...
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Fallow deer is one of the most common and widespread cervid species in Europe. To make informed management decisions on any scale, it is essential to have long-term data on the abundance of populations and their harvest. We provide missing information on the changes and status of fallow deer populations in Europe and analyse the relationships betwe...
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Regulating land use and the biodiversity of a region requires lasting accords between those who make the decisions and those who are affected by the rules and regulations. In Africa, these accords depend on the effectiveness of the collective efforts of the representatives of the legal authorities and the civil society (the traditional leaders in t...
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The association between population increase and the exploitation of natural resources and climate change influences the demand for food, especially in semi-arid regions, highlighting the need for technologies that could provide cultivated species with better adaptation to agroecosystems. Additionally, developing cultivation technologies that employ...
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Forests are among the most important renewable natural resources. While having a great range of benefits, the crucial advantage of forests is the production of oxygen and the absorption of pollutants. Thus, the current article attempts to examine forest exploitation as a source of wood to prevent forest overexploitation. Three smugglers, residents,...
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Glass is one of the UK’s eight energy-intensive industries. As such, it is under scrutiny to decouple growth in production from greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Recycled glass, also known as cullet, requires less energy to melt than primary raw materials in new glass production. The use of cullet thus reduces the energy intensity per unit of output...
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The efficient use of natural resources is considered a necessary condition for their sustainable use. Extending the lifetime of products and using resources circularly are two popular strategies to increase the efficiency of resource use. Both strategies are usually assumed to contribute to the eco-efficiency of resource use independently. We argue...
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Section 55 of SEBI listing norms is a comprehensive set of guidelines exhorting companies to become a more responsible corporate citizen by pursuing a better CSR and environmental reporting regime and more importantly to make these reporting a part of their public disclosure. Thus they have to communicate their commitment towards change and ul...
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Specialists and practitioners in many fields acknowledge the importance of the consumption of natural resources as a development factor. However, studies have also shown that many other development forms have caused severe depletion of natural resources and degradation of the environment. This study posits the need for responsible, conservative, an...
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This study investigated hydrological alterations in the sections of the Mura, Drava, and Danube rivers, which together form a unique river landscape proclaimed by UNESCO as the Transboundary Biosphere Reserve Mura, Drava, and Danube (TBR MDD). A coherent network of 12 major protected areas along the rivers highlights their ecological value, which c...
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Self-compacting concrete (SCC) uses a lot of natural resources, much like regular concrete, which results in unsustainable construction. Even though silica fume (SF) and other secondary cementitious materials are the subjects of a lot of studies, to determine the past, present, and future direction of research, information must first be reviewed. T...
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Conservation of Biosite in Sarawak Delta Geopark. https://www.theborneopost.com/2022/06/23/sarawak-delta-recognised-as-countrys-sixth-national-geopark/ = "KUCHING (June 23): The Sarawak Delta, measuring 3,112 square km, has been registered under the National Geopark Development programme as the country’s sixth national geopark. Minister of Energy...
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Different areas of natural resources with a wide spread include all over the world. These fields in different fields, with their own different complications, each of them needs a special look for better management, according to their own characteristics. The water crisis has started in most of the countries and the future food supply of the world d...
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As one of the largest forestry ecological protection projects in China, the natural forest protection project has been implemented for 20 years, and great changes have taken place in the natural resources and social appearance of the forest area. This article regards the implementation of the natural forest protection project as a policy impact and...
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Land and water resources assessment for irrigation wasimportant for decision makers and planner for sustainable natural resources. This research was to assess availability of irrigation inEyanda river watershed. Based on multi criteria evaluation method on suitable land for surface irrigation was evaluated based on soil physical properties, land...
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Landscape degradation and habitat fragmentation are some of the most urgent environmental problems associated with human development and regional integrated planning. Regional ecological network planning involves connecting high-quality habitats and reducing the negative impact of landscape fragmentation on the remaining natural patches through str...
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Environmental degradation, global pandemic and severing natural resource related problems cater to increase demand resulting from migration is nightmare for all of us. Huge flocks of people are rushing towards to earn, to live and to lead a better life. This they do for their own development often ignoring the environmental cost. With existing mode...
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The siliceous exoskeletal shells of diatoms, commonly known as frustules, have drawn attention because of their photoluminescence property and high volume to surface area. Photonic biosilica can also enhance the plasmonic sensitivity of nanoparticles. Because of this, researchers have studied the effectiveness of various metal particles after combi...
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This research aims to investigate the psychological underpinnings for adopting Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM) practices among Muslims community by exploring the Islamic view and teachings of environmental protection and GSCM practices. By taking an ethical-religious perspective, this research provides a list of verses from the Holy Quran and...
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The current rate at which natural resources are being extracted to meet the demands of the growing population is not sustainable for future generations. The linear economy approach based on the take-make-dispose ideology is being replaced by the circular economy (CE) approach to manage the demand and create a balance between the available resources...
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Worldwide, the preservation of non-renewable resources and recycling waste materials in the potential applications are gaining global attention. In this context, rigorous research studies focus on finding solutions to reuse and recycle various waste materials. Among the different types of waste materials, the dredged sediments are one of the valuab...
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Subtropical soils derived from basalt cover an area of 1.5 × 106 km² intensively used for agriculture in South America. There is little information about such soils on a scale compatible with the planning of watersheds. This study has the aim to use topographic attributes to generate soil maps on a semi-detailed scale and elaborate land suitability...
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Industrial transformation and upgrading is a key variable for developing countries to become developed countries. In China’s institutional environment, the central government’s decisions regarding the spatial allocation of land resources cause a differentiation in the evolution of industrial structures and formats among regions, generating signific...
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The aim of this work was to provide an overview of the current and upcoming challenges of the overall agricultural and especially animal production from a global perspective and in the Balkan region with an analysis of possible solutions. Accordingly, to the forecasts, the agricultural sector, and especially the sector of animal production will be...
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The nigerian people know that kunama and dankalin hausa cure cancer disease, but never mind to preserve them let along industrialize them. This article portrays that if nim and mango trees are industrialized, they are enough to eradicate nigerian poverty. Be that as it may, nigeria is a country that in every square inch of its land are mineral reso...
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The Niger Delta region in South-South Nigeria, on Africa’s West Coast, is densely populated. The region, which contains a substantial stock of crude oil and natural gas, has been nicknamed “the engine room” for Nigeria’s economic development and progress. It is responsible for up to 90% of the country's economic growth (or gross domestic product/GD...
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Land use and land cover change (LULC) is known worldwide as a key factor of environmental modification that significantly affects natural resources. The aim of this study was to evaluate the dynamics of land use and land cover in the Matenchose watershed from the years 1991, 2003, and 2020, and future prediction of land use changes for 2050. Landsa...
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Water is the most essential and fundamental natural resource for the survival of all life. Globally, water is contaminated with arsenic, which causes a toxic effect on all healthy beings. Currently, high concentration of arsenic is reported in most regions of the world. To deal with arsenic contamination endeavors are made by scientists through the...
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Water is the most essential and fundamental natural resource for the survival of all life. Globally, water is contaminated with arsenic, which causes a toxic effect on all healthy beings. Currently, high concentration of arsenic is reported in most regions of the world. To deal with arsenic contamination endeavors are made by scientists worldwide a...
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Considering the history of occupation of the Brazilian Amazon, marked by by the strong incentive of the Federal Government with regional development projects internalisation and redistribution of land, several people (settlers, settlers, squattors, invaders, among others) migrated to region settling on the banks of the Highway Trans-Amazonian. With...
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Today, sustainable and natural resources including biowastes have been considered attractive starting materials for the fabrication of biocompatible and biodegradable carbon dots (CDs) due to the benefits of availability, low cost, biorenewability, and environmentally benign attributes. These carbonaceous nanomaterials have been widely explored in...
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Climate Change, Natural Resources Depletion, COVID-19, and Wars are some of the great challenges of our time. The consequences will affect psychological well-being and could have a harmful impact on mental health. This study aimed to assess the level of preoccupation and fears surrounding issues of the 21st-century and the implication for psycholog...
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The impacts of climate change put pressure onto environmental and natural resources, which in turn increases the vulnerability of ecosystems and human communities. This makes social participation essential for biodiversity conservation. This article addresses the community perceptions of the adaptations made to climate change in the El Vizcaino Bio...
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Desertification, as a complex process, is a serious threat to the environment in many parts of the world, especially in arid regions. With accurate knowledge of the factors influencing the spread of desertification and appropriate management strategies, the impacts of this process can be controlled or reduced. The aim of the current study was to id...
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With an increase in green consumerism and with corporate environmentalism, companies have started making use of green marketing strategies and techniques. In India too, environmentalism has started gaining ground. A number of environmental laws have been promulgated in the country to prevent environmental degradation. Both government and non-govern...
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Contemporary workspace and office concepts are part of many major commercial real estate projects and have been continuously developed over many years. With a rising awareness for sustainable development, workspace and office concepts are increasingly being considered in terms of their environmental performance. Sustainable design strategies theref...
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The aim of this study was to investigate the phenolic profiles, antioxidant activities and α-glycosidase inhibitory activities of three different phenolic fractions from water caltrop (Trapa quadrispinosa Roxb.) husk and to further explore the predominant compounds and their mechanisms on α-glycosidase inhibition by virtual screening and molecular...
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Introduction Wind turbines are the dominant player of renewables energies in Germany and contributed more than 20% to the domestic net electricity production in 2021. At installation, the turbine receives an operation approval for 20 years. Condition monitoring can support the quality inspection and help to extend the approval, based on the determi...