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- University of Minnesota Press 1992; US$ 50.00
In August of 1987, the International Symposium on the Ecology and Management of Breeding Waterfowl was held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. A major goal was to review the progress that had been made in this field during the previous five decades of research in various subject areas within the broader scope of breeding waterfowl ecology. This volume... more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 17.56
Fair trade is a fast-growing alternative market intended to bring better prices and greater social justice to small farmers around the world. But is it working? This vivid study of coffee farmers in Mexico offers the first thorough investigation of the social, economic, and environmental benefits of fair trade. Based on extensive research in Zapotec... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95
Water is our planet’s most precious resource. It is required by every living thing, yet a huge proportion of the world’s population struggles to access clean water daily. Agriculture, aquaculture, industry, and energy all depend on it - yet its provision and safety engender widespread conflict; battles likely to intensify as threats to... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 12.99
Constantly in the news and the subject of much public debate, fracking, as it is known for short, is one of the most promising yet controversial methods of extracting natural gas and oil. Today, 90 percent of natural gas wells use fracking. Though highly effective, the process-which fractures rock with pressurized fluid-has been criticized for polluting... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
This e-book of MEQ contains a selection of papers from the 7th international conference on Current Issues of Sustainable Development, held in April 2007 in Opole (Poland), as well as two interesting further papers on environmental management in Chile and Saudi Arabia. The papers consider the importance of institutions and governance, as... more...
- The Spinney Press 2013; US$ 25.00
Fossil fuels are non-renewable resources which form over millions of years. Global reserves are being depleted faster than new ones are being made. Aside from diminishing availability and rising costs, the production and use of fossil fuels raises environmental concerns. As a major producer of coal, oil and gas, Australia is heavily reliant on fossil... more...
- Penguin Group Australia 2012; Not Available
Over the years, Bob Brown has been assaulted, jailed, vilified and shot at for his stance on the environment and human rights. This is his account of the defining moments in that life of activism, from the famous Franklin River blockade to his parliamentary protest against George Bush ? a few minutes that gave voice to what many Australians felt but... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
East Asian nations through the dialogue between ASEAN and its partners have been promoting energy market integration (EMI) for a decade. The formation of the East Asian Summit (EAS) group in 2005 adds new momentum to the EMI course in the region. The objective of this edited volume is to present new insights into the understanding of EMI in East Asia... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00
It is worth noting that the late 1950s were, at the same time, the stage of the ??air conditioning era?? and the ??rediscovery?? of bioclimatic design, a comprehensive design concept that includes all climatic impacts and places user well-being as the focus of building design. more...