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- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 395.00
The book begins with an overview of the research topics which were addressed in the three different phases of the Dutch Priority Program on Acidification (DPPA), executed between 1985 and 1994. This chapter is followed by a chapter which deals with the emissions of acidifying substances, the concentrations and the deposition to forest and nature conservation... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 94.99
The protection of our environment is one of the major problems in society. More and more important physical and chemical mechanisms are to be added to the air pollution models. Moreover, reliable and robust control strategies for keeping pollution caused by harmful compounds under certain safe levels have to be developed and used in a routine way.... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 29.95
From Silicon Valley in California to Silicon Glen in Scotland, from Silicon Island in Taiwan to Silicon Paddy in China, the social, economic, and ecological effects of the international electronics industry are widespread. The production of electronic and computer components contaminates air, land, and water around the globe. As this eye-opening book... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 249.99
In many parts of the world, climatic variations are recognized as one of the major factors contributing to land degradation impacting on agricultural systems performance and management. To accurately assess sustainable land management practices, the climate resources and the risk of climate-related or induced natural disasters in a region must be known.... more...