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By Kampeng Lei, Shaoqi Zhou, Zhishi Wang (auth.)

This ebook builds at the analyses of Eugene and Howard Odum and introduces the idea that of platforms ecology. Ecological emergy accounting represents a leap forward since it permits researchers to combine man-made capital and typical capital in order that human and ordinary matters might be addressed utilizing a constant process of devices. This ebook develops an emergy accounting version that's compatible for describing city structures, thereby delivering a entire photo of these structures. To make the speculation concrete, the authors use China’s Macao certain Administrative sector as a case learn, and examine the consequences for Macao with these of different city ecosystems worldwide within the fields of ecological economic climate, tourism, waste remedy, playing undefined, land reclamation and source intake etc.
Dr. Kampeng Lei is an advisory senior technician on the Environmental defense Bureau, govt of Macao, China; Shaoqi Zhou is a professor on the university of setting and effort, the South China collage of know-how, and the Guizhou Academy of Sciences, China; Zhishi Wang is a professor on the college of technological know-how and expertise, the college of Macau, China.

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Although the region around Zhongshan has an efficient agricultural support system, most of its resources and raw materials were imported from other areas of mainland China and from other countries (Zhao 2002). S. state of Florida. 94 million in 1990, it was the most populous county in the state. The county seat was Miami, which is located on the southeastern seacoast of Florida, in the northeastern part of the county. Miami-Dade County covers a total area of 5060 km2 . During the 1960s, Miami became a major center of finance and trade with Latin America.

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