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- Springer 2013; US$ 69.95
The book provides an introduction to shipping in all its aspects. It is a valuable source of information for students of traditional maritime law as well as for those who seek to understand maritime and shipping services on a global scale. The text includes information and analytical content on national and international practices in shipping, including... more...
- Awa Press 2013; US$ 11.99
The horrifying pollution within China is well-known. What?s not so well-known is China?s devastating impact on the entire world?s forests, wildlife, oceans, rivers, and climates. In this brilliant book, Craig Simons visits many of the places, people, and communities affected, and produces a devastating report. The Devouring Dragon looks at how an... more...
- Scribe Publications 2013; US$ 21.99
A staggering narrative account of environmental destruction in China, and what it means for the planet The pace of development in China is astonishing, and this development is assaulting the natural world at an alarming rate. In a few short years, China has become the planet?s largest market for endangered wildlife, its top importer of tropical... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 99.99
Even though China has created an administrative structure and regulatory programs to curb pollution, environmental quality has continued to deteriorate. Are polluters following the rules? And what factors affect the way regulators and polluters alike have responded to China's environmental controls? This thoroughly documented study examines these central... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 33.95
Through case studies that highlight the type of information that is seldom reported in the news, Faces of Environmental Racism exposes the type and magnitude of environmental racism, both domestic and international. The essays explore the justice of current environmental practices, asking such questions as whether cost-benefit analysis is an appropriate... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 33.99
The proliferation of environmental agreements is a defining feature of modern international relations that has attracted considerable academic attention. Typically focusing on happy-end stories of policy creation, the cooperation literature often ignores issue areas where policy agreements are absent. Science and International Environmental Policy... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95
In the early years of the new millennium, hurricanes lashed the Caribbean and flooded New Orleans as heat waves and floods seemed to alternate in Europe. Snows were disappearing on Mount Kilimanjaro while the ice caps on both poles retreated. The resulting disruption caused to many societies and the potential for destabilizing international migration... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 77.00
Developing growth strategies that promote greener lifestyles requires a good understanding of the factors that affect people's behaviour towards the environment. Recent OECD work based on periodic surveys of more than 10 000 households across a number of countries and areas represents a breakthrough by providing a common framework to collect unique... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 29.99
Environmental policy is broadly viewed as an oasis of democracy, unspoiled by crass capitalism and undominated by corporate interests. This book counters that view. The focus of Corporate Power and the Environment is on how U.S. economic elites?corporate decisionmakers and other individuals of substantial wealth?shape the content and implementation... more...
- Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 44.99
Arctic Economics in the 21st Century explores the key economic dynamics at play in the rapidly changing Arctic region. This report evaluates both the economic benefits of an increasingly open Arctic region and the costs of exploring the riches of the American Arctic. more...