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- GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00
Bioactive compounds are extra-nutritional constituents that typically occur in small quantities in foods. Many thousands of these bioactive compounds have been identified in commonly eaten foods and there has been a lot of research interest into their putative health benefits. Virtually all foods undergo some form of processing before they are ready... more...
- GeneTech Books 2006; US$ 50.00
There is an increasing, public awareness of the health, environment and safety hazards associated with the extraction techniques in food processing and the possible contamination of the final products. The high cost of modern extraction techniques and the increasingly stringent environmental regulations together with the new requirements of the medical... more...
- GeneTech Books 2006; US$ 50.00
Beginning with Louis Pasteur's works with wine, modern food science and technology has made enormous contributions to the safety and availability of food. The spectrum of potential benefits from the application of genetic engineering and biotechnology to food crops ranges from diagnostic aids, for example in plant diseases, through to gene mapping,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 74.95
Air Transport and the Environment provides an overview of the main issues relating to aviation environmental impacts. It explains the challenge facing policymakers in terms of sustainable development, focusing on the importance of balancing the industry's economic, social and environmental costs and benefits, both for people living now and for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
As environmental challenges grow larger in scale and implications, it is increasingly important to apply the best scientific knowledge in the decisionmaking process. Editors Farrell and J?ger present environmental assessments as the bridge between the expert knowledge of scientists and engineers on the one hand and decisionmakers on the other. When... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 129.00
Chance is necessary for living systems - from the cell to organisms, populations, communities and ecosystems. It is at the heart of their evolution and diversity. Long considered contingent on other factors, chance both produces random events in the environment, and is the product of endogenous mechanisms - molecular as well as cellular, demographic... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 209.00
Standards and Thresholds play an important role in many stages of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process. They can be legally-binding or guidance values and are linked to environmental data. This publication provides a comprehensive collection of standards and thresholds, their derivation and application in case studies of EIA projects.... more...
- World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 14.99
This book presents the findings and recommendations of the evaluation of the World Bank's Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Pilot Program. It shows that SEA can contribute to improving development policy and sector reform by calling attention to environmental and social priorities, strengthening constituencies, enhancing policy capacities,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00
This concise Handbook examines welfare measurement problems in a dynamic economy, focusing on the welfare-economic foundations for social accounting. With environmental accounting becoming an increasingly important area of research, this timely Handbook assesses the ways in which the system of national accounts should be modified to accurately reflect... more...