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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Translation of the principle of sustainable development into policy and practice, and the evaluation of the outcomes of these strategic interventions, are some of the most pressing challenges facing policymakers in Europe and beyond. The chapters in this book contribute to the debate surrounding these challenges. By exploring the conceptual and methodological... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 174.95
Clean and environmentally sound disposal of animal waste in the quantities that Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) produce can only be described as a challenge. Designed to provide practical information, Environmental Management of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) covers the concepts and practices involved in the operation... more...
- CABI 2002; US$ 120.00
This title reviews the issues relating to agricultural trade and competition. Features include chapters on world trade and trade liberalization as well as chapters on the situation in the European Union, USA, Canada, Australia and developing countries. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 139.00
Deals with environmental and human risk problems caused by contamination from the perspective of real world applications with quantitative procedures. This book includes risk methods for the discussion of environmental problems and highlights the impact of contaminants on human health and the anthropogenic exacerbation of natural processes. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 39.00
Millennium Development Goal 7 calls for ensuring environmental sustainability by integrating the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programmes. Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is one of the main tools available to achieve this integration. The Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, agreed by over one hundred donors... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 69.99
Although the end of the Cold War has paved the way to a substantial demilitarisation and conversion, the leftovers of this process still pose a severe threat to the environment of both NATO and Partner countries. This work discusses the reconnaissance and appraisal of conversion areas with respect to costs, returns, and legal considerations. more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2007; US$ 89.99
Using an interdisciplinary approach, this book focuses on important ecological impacts of acid deposition, the transboundary nature of the pollutants that cause acid rain, and domestic and international policies designed to reduce the emission of these pollutants. It is aimed at researchers, students, citizens, policy analysts, and others. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 139.00
The Fernow Watershed Acidification Study is a long-term, paired watershed acidification study, undertaken in the central Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia, USA. This book describes the responses to chronic N and S amendments by deciduous hardwood forests, one of the few studies to focus on these important hardwood forest ecosystems. more...
- Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 136.00
Just before the end of the 1990-1991 Gulf War, more than 700 wells in Kuwaiti oil fields were set on fire. Several international companies and scientific organisations were involved in extinguishing the fires and in assessing the impact of this major environmental incursion. Kuwaiti Oil Fires: Regional Environmental Perspectives summarises these... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 126.00
In OECD countries, agriculture uses on average over 40% of land and water resources, and thus has significant affect on the environment. This report provides the latest and most comprehensive data and analysis on the environmental performance of agriculture in OECD countries since 1990. It covers key environmental themes including soil, water, air... more...