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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95
Modern Environmentalism presents a comprehensive introduction to environmentalism, the origins of its main beliefs and ideas, and how these relate to modern environmental ideologies. Providing a historical overview of the development of attitudes to nature and the environment in society, the book examines key environmentalist ideas, influences and... more...
- Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 107.95
This newly updated and expanded edition of Chemical Fate and Transport in the Environment covers the fundamental principles of mass transport, chemical partitioning, and chemical/biological transformations in surface waters, in soil and groundwater, and in air. Each of these three major environmental media are introduced by descriptive overviews,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 25.95
From Chapter One: This book . . . begins with the ecosphere, the setting in which civilization has done its great?and terrible?deeds. Then it moves to a description of some of the damage we have done to the ecosphere?to the air, the water, the soil. However, by now such horror stories of environmental destruction are familiar, even tiresome. Much... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00
This is the most comprehensive and thorough volume on the environmental aspects of energy from biofuels and biofeedstocks. Biomass is a renewable resource whose utilization has received great attention due to environmental considerations and the increasing demands of energy worldwide. Since the energy crises of the 1970s, many countries have become... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency explicitly ruled out the need to consider prolonged AC power loss. In other words, nothing like the catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was possible?no tsunami of 45 feet could swamp a nuclear power... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 220.00
The safe disposal and reuse of industrial and consumer rubber waste continues to pose a serious threat to environmental safety and health, despite the fact that the technology now exits for its effective recycling and reuse. Mountains of used tires confirm the belief that chemically crosslinked rubber is one of the most difficult materials to recycle.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 48.00
The industrial might of the United States grew in the 1930s and flourished during the two world wars. As businesses large and small supplied the needs of the country, they discarded their wastes in landfills, pits, and waterways. It was an easy and inexpensive way to get rid of wastes before more were made. Waste dumping had not yet been linked with... more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 9.99
The report is part of the Bilateral Remittance Corridor Analysis (BRCA) initiative. The report USHonduras Remittance Corridor: Acting on Opportunity to Increase Financial Inclusion and Foster Development of a Transnational Economy provides an overview of remittances and migration between the Honduras and the United State. The report analyzes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 115.95
Desalination Technology: Health and Environmental Impacts covers the latest developments in desalination, examining the environmental and public health-related impacts of these technologies. Written by international experts, the text presents specifications for assessing water quality, technical issues associated with desalination technologies,... more...