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Population Patterns by
Call Number: S\ 307 Hyd
Publication Date: 2010-01-15
Examines issues related to human migration and the growth of settlements, including colonization, railroads, trade routes, commuting, and urban sprawl.
We have created a list of all the library's resources on sustainable living which can be accessed here.
Below is a sample of a few of our books which you may find interesting
Conserving and Protecting Water by
Call Number: S\ 363.6 Fei
Publication Date: 2010-12-01
Provides an overview of what people can do to conserve and protect the world's water supply, discussing global water scarcity and pollution, federal regulations and standards for water quality in the United States, and what individuals can do to help.
Waste and Pollution by
Call Number: S\ 363.7 Bel
Publication Date: 2010-07-01
Discusses the environmental challenges caused by waste and pollution and examines sustainable solutions to them.
The Vertical Farm by
Call Number: S\ 630 Des
Publication Date: 2010-10-12
Dickson Despommier shares his concept of the vertical farm as a possible solution to the world's food, water, and energy problems, and discusses the many benefits of having crops grown inside skyscrapers.
Earth-Friendly Buildings, Bridges and More by
Call Number: S\ 720 Kaner
Publication Date: 2012-04-01
Looks at green design around the world through the scrapbook of twelve-year-old Corry Lapont, featuring postcards, brochures, and other memorabilia that introduces readers to towers, bridges, tunnels, domes, and more. Includes activities and fun facts.
Seven Wonders of Green Building Technology by
Call Number: S\ 720.47 Sir
Publication Date: 2010-03-01
Profiles seven modern achievements in sustainable building, such as the BedZED housing development in the United Kingdom, the green skyscraper Menara Mesiniaga, and the carbon-neutral settlement of Samso in Denmark, discussing their development and qualities, and examining their contributions to scientific or technological advances.
Building Homes for Tomorrow by
Call Number: S\ 728.047 Bow
Publication Date: 2010-01-01
Examines how the housing industry has been impacted by depleted natural resources and discusses how high-density and low-impact housing are influencing the way people live, how the amount of energy used in building and running homes can be reduced, how eco-cities are changing urban planning, and other related topics.
Happy City by
Call Number: S\ 307.1 Mon
Publication Date: 2013-11-12
A journalist travels the world and investigates current socioeconomic theories of happiness to discover why most modern cities are designed to make us miserable, what we can do to change this, and why we have more to learn from poor cities than from prosperous ones
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