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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95
We are all concerned by the environmental threats facing us today. Environmental issues are a major area of concern for policy makers, industrialists and public groups of many different kinds. While science seems central to our understanding of such threats, the statements of scientists are increasingly open to challenge in this area. Meanwhile, citizens... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
Critical Political Ecology brings political debate to the science of ecology. As political controversies multiply over the science underlying environmental debates, there is an increasing need to understand the relationship between environmental science and politics. In this timely and wide-ranging volume, Tim Forsyth uses an innovative approach... more...
- Cato Institute 2001; US$ 10.00
Goklany here expands his chapter in Julian Morris' Rethinking Risk and the Precautionary Principle (Butterworth Heinemann, 2000). Drawing on his environmental work with government and industry, he explores how the precautionary principle could be used to solve various public health and environmental more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 119.99
The book brings together research communities from different disciplines and countries, and offers an exchange about theoretical frameworks and practical experiences to guide research and policy "towards environmental innovation systems". The contributions selected explore new directions of research at the borderline between two established research... more...
- CRC Press 2001; US$ 149.95
How can environmental regulators use information on 48-hour toxicity tests to predict the effects of a few minutes of pollution? Or, at the other extreme, what is the relevance of 96-hour toxicity data for organisms that may have been exposed to a pollutant for six months or more? Time to event methods are the key to answering these types of questions.... 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 65.00
This volume is an overview of the environmental issues, problems, and controversies facing Latin America and the Caribbean - from the tip of South America to the Windward Islands. It provides a chronology of important dates in the environmental history of Central and South America. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 103.00
Offers the study of the multifaceted nature-society relationship and the socioeconomic consequences of human dependence on nature forward in a variety of areas. This volume is divided into three sections. more...
- McGraw-Hill 2005; US$ 19.95
This is the perfect self-teaching guide for anyone interested in basic earth composition and development of the ever-changing nature of our planet. The author covers a wide array of topics including: atmosphere, water, global warming, atmospheric differentiation, geomorphology, glaciers, erosion, carbon dating, acid rain, and much more. It includes... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2003; US$ 19.95
Derived from the content of the respected McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th Edition, each title provides thousands of definitions of words and phrases encountered in a specific discipline. All include:. * A pronunciation guide for every term. * Acronyms, cross-references, and abbreviations. * Appendices with conversion tables;... more...