By So-Yeon Koo, Kyung-Suk Cho (auth.), Hüseyin Gökçekus, Umut Türker, James W. LaMoreaux (eds.)
The overseas convention on setting: Survival and Sustainability, held on the close to East college, Nicosia, Northern Cyprus 19-24 February 2007, handled environmental threats and proposed recommendations in any respect scales. The 21 subject matters addressed by means of the convention fell into 4 extensive different types; Threats to Survival and Sustainability; Technological Advances in the direction of Survival and Sustainability; actions and instruments for Social swap; Defining objectives for Sustainable Societies.
Activities and instruments that circulation the society in the direction of larger sustainability have been emphasised on the convention. those incorporated environmental legislations and ethics, environmental wisdom, expertise and knowledge platforms, media, environmental expertise, schooling and lifetime studying, using literature for environmental expertise, the golf green consider politics, diplomacy and environmental organisations. The breadth of the problems addressed on the convention made transparent the necessity for drastically elevated interdisciplinary and foreign collaboration the survival and sustainability notion. The exchanges on the convention characterize a step during this direction.
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To remove heavy metals from the soil, a potential strategy is the ecologically sound, safe, and cost effective rhizoremediation using the symbiotic relationship of plants and microbes in the rhizosphere. Serratia sp. K1RP-49 was isolated from the rhizoplane of the barnyard grass (Echinochloa crus-galli) which had grown in oil contaminated soil. Serratia sp. K1RP-49 could produce various organic acids such as oxalic acid (174 mg l−1 ), maleic acid (137 mg l−1 ), citric acid (15 mg l−1 ), malic acid (2 mg l−1 ), formic acid (117 mg l−1 ), acetic acid (79 mg l−1 ), and succinic acid (203 mg l−1 ).
It is suggested that the application of Serratia sp. K1RP-49 to rhizoremediation will be helpful to enhance the metal remediation efficiency by increasing root surface area. References 1. Alström B, Gerhardson B (1988) Differential reactions of wheat and pea genotypes to root inoculation with growth affecting rhizobacteria. Plant Soil 109:263–269 2. Bar-Ness E Chen Y, Hadar H, Marschner H, Romeheld V (1991) Siderophores of Pseudomonas putida as an iron source for dicot and monocot plants. -Y. -S.
Considered not only by themselves as of high natural and cultural value, the European Union like wisely appoint that small-scale ways of farming are important to maintain for the upkeep of the landscape and the promotion of conditions guarding the survival of the values associated with these ‘agri-environmental’ habitats. Keywords Agricultural policy · Environmental policy · Wolf population 1 Introduction No other predatory animal has attracted as much organized opposition as the wolf. The reaction is due in part to the greediness of the wolves, and also to the fact that nobody ever eats the meat of an animal that has been touched by a wolf .
Survival and Sustainability: Environmental concerns in the 21st Century by So-Yeon Koo, Kyung-Suk Cho (auth.), Hüseyin Gökçekus, Umut Türker, James W. LaMoreaux (eds.)