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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 71.95
Global warming, ozone depletion, drought, acid rain - their causes are viewed as extraordinarily complex; their effects are assumed catastrophic. Exploring Environmental Issues provides a key to understanding our potential crisis. The concise, introductory text presents a review of current environmental issues using a geographical approach that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.95
Praise for the first edition: 'This book should be of interest to anyone interested in sustainable development, and especially sustainability indicators. Bell and Morse easily succeed in exposing the fundamental paradoxes of these concepts and, more importantly, they offer us a way forward. Readers ... will find their practical recommendations for... more...
- Berkshire Publishing 2011; US$ 162.00
The Law and Politics of Sustainability explores efforts made to address pressing environmental concerns through legislation, conventions, directives, treaties, and protocols. Many articles explain the mechanics of environmental law as well as the concepts that shape sustainable development. Others discuss case studies and rulings that have set precedents,... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 21.99
What was our planet like before the advent of our modern civilization? What effects has our civilization had on the planet and its ecological systems? "Paradise Regained" discusses these questions and then creates a scenario for the re-greening of Earth. The authors introduce new and innovative ideas on how humankind might use the resources... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 86.95
Written by one of the most distinguished and best-known ecologists, this book deals with the ecology of planet earth, focusing on its ecological components, the biosphere, and one of the most important environmental issues facing us today - climate change. It is based on content from the well-respected Encyclopedia of Ecology (published in 2008),... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 105.00
Forest degradation as a result of logging, shifting cultivation, agriculture and urban development is a major issue throughout the tropics. It leads to loss in soil fertility, water resources and biodiversity, as well as contributes to climate change. Efforts are therefore required to try to minimize further degradation and restore tropical forests... more...
- Berkshire Publishing 2010; US$ 162.00
The Spirit of Sustainability maps out the ?values? territory, helping readers understand the moral worlds, axial concepts, social practices, and major topics related to sustainability. Coverage ranges widely, from the promise and problems of global and indigenous religions to major theories in philosophy and environmental ethics, and then to professional... more...
- Berkshire Publishing 2010; US$ 162.00
Corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, and business professionals are recognizing the business opportunities in providing solutions to the worlds environmental and social challenges. In a global society threatened by climate change, resource depletion, and ecosystem damage, the need to understand and implement sustainable practices has never been... more...
Assessment of Effects of Chemical Contaminants in Dredged Material on Marine Ecosystems and Human HealthIOS Press 2009; US$ 85.00
Explores the applicability of bioassays and bioindicators as tools for evaluating the effects of dredged sediments on the marine ecosystem. This study analyses the application of bioassays and develops a rationale for their inclusion in hazard, risk and impact assessment of dredged sediments. more...
- WIT Press 2009; US$ 158.00
Ecological indicators address ecosystems structure and/or function and are commonly used to provide synoptic information about their state. Through quantitative representations of either the forces that steer ecosystems, responses to forcing functions, or of previous, current, or future states of an ecosystem, indicators are expected to reveal conditions... more...