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- Springer 2012; US$ 259.00
2012 International Conference on Environment Science and 2012 International Conference on Computer Science (ICES 2012/ICCS 2012) will be held in Australia, Melbourne, on 15 and 16 March, 2012. Volume 1 contains some new results in computational environment science. There are 47 papers were selected as the regular paper in this volume. It contains the... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 229.00
Environmental issues, vast and varied in their details, unfold at the confluence of people and place. They present complexities in their biophysical details, their scope and scale, and the dynamic character of human action and natural systems. Addressing environmental issues often invokes tensions among battling interests and competing priorities.... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
In this launch of the Galapagos series, this book provides a broad framing assessment of the current status of social and ecological systems in the Galapagos Islands, and the feedback that explicitly links people to the environment. It also highlights the challenges to conservation imposed by tourism in the Galapagos Islands... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 99.00
Climate change is a major framing condition for sustainable development of agriculture and food. Global food production is a major contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions and at the same time it is among the sectors worst affected by climate change.This book brings together a multidisciplinary group of authors exploring the ethical dimensions... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 128.00
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 183. For carbon sequestration the issues of monitoring, risk assessment, and verification of carbon content and storage efficacy are perhaps the most uncertain. Yet these issues are also the most critical challenges facing the broader context of carbon... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1990; US$ 14.57
This comprehensive study, with a foreword by Lord Killanin, looks at Irish forestry from the migration of the first wood species some 10,000 years ago to the present day. Part One, The Historical Background, examines the primeval forest and early settlers, woodlands, land title and tenure under the Celts, codified with Brehon law; Norman forest law... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
The ongoing debate concerning the Amazon's crucial role in global climate and biodiversity is entirely dependent upon sustainable development in the region. Recognizing that forests are an integral part of the social fabric in the region, initiatives such as community forestry, small-scale tree plantations and agroforestry, as well as payments for... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 41.99
A collection of stories about thirteen communities in the United States in their efforts to protect and restore community forests. It explores the struggles and opportunities faced by people as they work to invest in natural capital, reverse decades of poor forest practices, tackle policy gridlock, and address community as well as ecological health. more...
- Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2013; US$ 19.54
Der Inhalt: Wald- und Flächenbrände sind auch in einem dicht besiedelten Industriestaat wie Deutschland nicht nur in den Sommermonaten häufige Schadensereignisse und richten erhebliche ökologische und finanzielle Schäden an. Deshalb werden in Deutschland erhebliche Mittel in die Pflege der Waldbestände und die frühe Entdeckung von Wandbränden investiert.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00
Much of the world's tropical timber is still supplied from natural forest, but under current systems of management the forests are rapidly becoming exhausted. Unless management practices change to become genuinely sustainable, neither the forests nor the essential contribution of the timber industry to many economies will survive. Duncan Poore reviews... more...