landscape industry Articles

  • The new landscape of immigrant entrepreneurship in France

    The objective of this paper is to draw a statistical portrait of the immigrant entrepreneurship in France and provide elements of interpretation. The most visible shape of this entrepreneurship is trade, but the craft industry is numerically important. For 20 years, French researchers have highlighted a series of explanatory factors. If the segmentation of activities and the development of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Exergy landscapes: exploration of second-law thinking towards sustainable landscape design

    Depletion of fossil fuels and climate change necessitate a transition to sustainable energy systems that make efficient use of renewable energy sources. Recently, the disciplines of building engineering, architecture and urban planning have begun embracing 'second-law thinking' to reduce energy consumption in the built environment. Second-law thinking, however, is not yet a part of spatial ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The changing landscape of the globalisation of international higher education

    The transformation of the higher education sector as a global export industry has proliferated to countries that have been the traditional source of international students. The traditional view of the globalisation of international education, the top-down approach, is no longer adequate to explain the phenomenon. A better model to explain the globalisation of international education, because it ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Use of the ecosystem services concept in landscape management in the Netherlands

    Increasing reference to the ecosystem services (ES) concept is made in publications on the need to use natural resources sustainably, to protect and enhance biodiversity, and to alleviate poverty in developing countries. To examine the significance of the concept in densely populated industrialized countries, this case study investigates its use in several sustainable landscape management ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Bamboo: The Secret Weapon in Forest and Landscape Restoration?

    In the world of forestry, bamboo doesn’t always get the credit it deserves. Dismissed as a weed or marginalized in traditional forest management, bamboo could actually play an important role in forest and landscape restoration. With adequate attention, investment, and the right standards in place, it could become ...

  • Sustainable planning through landscaping for pollution mitigation

    As Malaysia leapfrogs into being a developed country by the year 2020, the rapid urbanisation and industrial activities are at present increasingly taking place and these may in a long run contribute to significant impact on the environment. Urbanisation although seems as an improvement and proof for an economically strong country, the price that needs to be paid often escalates than the expected ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Research on integrated tourism Cleaner Production and tourist landscape eco-design

    This paper puts forward integrated tourism Cleaner Production (CP) and demonstrates it is an inevitable course for the sustainable development of tourism industry. Further more, tourist landscape eco-design was discussed, which plays a very important role in the integrated tourism CP but the current research on it is insufficient. This paper uses landscape ecology to make a systemic analysis to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Fabricated soils for landscape restoration: an example for scientific contribution by a public-private partnership effort

    Public-private partnership efforts are working towards creating green landscapes from abandoned industrial sites. Fabricated soils, potentially an essential element of such landscapes, are designed to substitute for top-soil on the areas free from ground cover and plant community. The aluminosilicate matrix and humus form the soil micelle the primary unit of any soil complex. Humus formation is a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The changing focus of England?s Community Forest programme and its use of a green infrastructure approach to multi-functional landscape planning

    The role of England?s Community Forest programme has constantly diversified since its creation in 1990. Over the last decade, its role has extended from urban foresters to providers of multi-functional and connected spaces around post-industrial cities. The development of such a key role has allowed each community forest to influence the contemporary debates relating to green infrastructure. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Characterizing the Composting Industry

    Untitled Document The first step in characterizing an industry is defining who belongs. The next step is identifying tools to measure its economic vitality. ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Canadian Composting Industry on the Grow

    Organic residuals continue to represent one of the largest untapped portions of the residential and industrial waste streams in Canada. However, this will not continue for much longer. Throughout Canada, programs have been or are about to be established that will capture organic materials and, through composting, transform them into value-added products for use in a multitude of applications. The ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Commentary: Growing the U.S. Composting Industry

    It is a great time to be in the compost manufacturing industry! After 15 months on the job as the Executive Director of the US Composting Council (USCC), I remain thrilled to be a part of this industry and passionate about the opportunities that lie ahead. In 2012, major emphasis was placed on growing as an industry, establishing strategic partnerships and enhancing public awareness of the merits ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Greenhouse Horticulture Industry Forecasts for 2012-2016

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Global Greenhouse Horticulture Market 2012-2016 " new market research report to its store. TechNavio''s analysts forecast the Global Greenhouse Horticulture market to grow at a CAGR of 10.1 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the rising demand for food. The Global Greenhouse Horticulture market has also ...


  • Innovation and inertia: the emerging dislocation of imperatives within the Australian wine industry

    Current innovation literature suggests that industry clusters create 'competitive advantage'. The heightened interaction between 'actors', intense vertical integration and concentration of resources generate enclaves of innovation within which activity is leveraged in an efficient and productive manner. A less studied aspect of such activity, however, is the organisational inertia that may result ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Industrial Biotechnology: Coordinated Framework Make-Over and Lots More

    The summer of 2015 was surprisingly busy in the industrial biotechnology policy and regulatory arenas with three important announcements generating lots of buzz. On July 2, 2015, theWhite House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the US Trade Representative, and the Council on Environmental Quality issued a memorandum directing the US ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Green Industry Worker Shortage? Look to Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical High School for a possible solution

    It seems like every year there is a shortage of help in the green industry. I hear horror stories of H2B employees being weeks late to show up for work. Typically, they are held up because of incomplete or incorrect paperwork. I hear that many American workers that apply have very little experience or interest in our field, and it can take weeks or even months to train them – only to hope ...


    By FINN Corporation

  • Sustainability, creativity, resilience: toward new development strategies of port areas through evaluation processes

    Industrial-commercial and tourist ports areas are spaces of difference, rich in potential opportunities but also in contradictions and conflicts. The conservation of their particular landscape is very important for the city/region development, founded on a new metabolism. Port areas will become new spaces where creativity can be practised. Creative and resilient solutions are to be identified at ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The threat of chain stores to the character of an historic city's main street

    This paper looks at the main street of an historic tourism city, King Street, Charleston, South Carolina that in recent years has seen a steady transition in its tenant mix; from one historically populated by local merchants, to one that today 'boasts' of such merchants as Saks Fifth Avenue, Victoria's Secret and Banana Republic, among many other national and international brand outlets. The ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Restoration of heathland case study

    Dr Phil Putwain has undertaken research over a period of 30 years on the restoration of lowland and upland heathland landscapes following severe disturbance by development projects on uncolonised mineral substrates on marginal farmland. The research findings were applied to practical implementation of heathland restoration on a large scale at sites throughout Britain ranging from the Orkney ...

  • Innovations in emerging countries: an institutional approach

    In the past few years, there has been a shift in global innovations landscape. With a recent trend of innovation 'offshoring', emerging countries are becoming global innovation hubs. This research explores how emerging countries, in spite of the resources and infrastructural constraints, are catching up with developed countries, and develop substantial innovation capabilities. Drawing on the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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