BIOSPHERE OVERVIEW GRAPHICS
Better Work Program. The partnership between the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), is designed to improve labour standards and competitive
Soil Carbon is a significant component of the terrestrial biosphere pool in the carbon cycle. The amount of carbon in the soil is a function of the historical vegetative cover and productivity, which in turn is dependent in part upon climatic variables.
The geosphere is a term used to describe Earth’s solid matter, mostly composed of rock and secondly regolith ( particles that cover solid Earth) the Surface of Geosphere is where the energy that comes from outside meets energy from the Earth system.
The hydrosphere is a term that includes the total of Earth’s water resources such as lakes, oceans, streams, underground, surface water and finally snow and ice. The perennially frozen parts of the hydrosphere collectively referred to as the cryosphere.
The biosphere is the term used to describe all of Earth’s living organism, and organic matter not yet decomposed.
The Atmosphere is a term used to describe the mixture of different gasses that surrounds Earth. These gases consist predominantly of nitrogen, oxygen, argon, carbon dioxide, and water vapour. Most people believe the atmosphere is thick.
The natural step is a non-profit organisation founded in 1989 by the Swedish scientist Karl-Henrik Robèrt. The Natural Step has developed what they call “Backcasting from Principles” an approach effectively moves society towards sustainability.