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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
TO ACCOMPANY A MAJOR ITV DOCUMENTARY We are poisoning our planet and destroying the lives of our children. In the west arguments rage over how much nuclear radiation and toxic dumping is safe, while children continue to breath filthy air and eat food full of pesticides. In the third World, over four million children die each year from drinking unclean... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95
The interdisciplinary collection of essays investigates whether UNCED and its output were appropriate for averting global environmental and developmental catastrophe. The intellectual debate inside and outside UNCED has been dominated by powerful entrenched interests which marginalise rival interpretations of the crisis and block possible alternative... more...
- International Development Research Centre 1995; US$ 25.00
The conquest of the Americas was the first step on the path to globalization. Today, 500 years later, we are rapidly approaching the prophecied global village and, consequently, natural and cultural uniformity.Amidst all the literature and discussion supporting globalization, author and geographer, Danilo J. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 50.00
This publication includes key environmental indicators endorsed by OECD Environment Ministers and the broader OECD Core Set of environmental indicators. It contributes to measuring environmental performance and progress towards sustainable development. Organised by issues such as climate change, air pollution, biodiversity, waste or water... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 126.00
The OECD Environmental Outlook provides projections to 2020 of environmental pressures from key economic sectors (agriculture, forestry, fishery, transport, energy and selected industry sectors) and changes in the state of the environment for selected environmental issues (freshwater, biodiversity, climate change, air quality and waste). Cross-sectoral... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 164.95
Land degradation and desertification are amongst the most severe threats to human welfare and the environment, as they affect the livelihoods of some 2 billion people in the world?s drylands, and they are directly connected to pressing global environmental problems, such as the loss of biological diversity or global climate change. Strategies to combat... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 89.95
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...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
Now that the Earth has reached the limits of its biophysical carrying capacity, we have to change technologies, social practices and social norms relating to material production and consumption to ensure that we do not further jeopardize the functioning of our planet's life support systems. Through research, education and civic engagement, universities... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 49.00
This book includes key environmental indicators endorsed by OECD Environment Ministers and major environmental indicators from the OECD Core Set. These indicators reflect environmental progress made since the early 1990s and thus contribute to measuring environmental performance. Organised by issues such as climate change, air pollution, biodiversity,... more...