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- CRC Press 2005; US$ 209.95
Beyond use in the consumer markets, detergents have applications ranging from serving as additives in automotive lubricants, to aiding in the cleanup and biodegradation of oil spills and other environmental contaminants, to aiding paper and textile processing, and to the improved formulation of paints, inks, and colorants. Faced with many challenges... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 40.00
Drawing on extensive case studies, this book presents innovative approaches for participation and collective decision-making in natural resource management, good practice for research and challenges for future developments. more...
- Woodhead Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 290.00
The vast majority of plastic products are made from petroleum-based synthetic polymers that do not degrade in a landfill or in a compost-like environment. Therefore, the disposal of these products poses a serious environmental problem. An environmentally-conscious alternative is to design/synthesize polymers that are biodegradable. In this authoritative... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 199.99
The goal of this transdisciplinary book is to identify the problems and challenges facing implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) - from the global, regional and local points of view. The valuation and conservation of biodiversity constitute critical first steps necessary for the adequate protection of the environment. The authors... more...
- Hyperion 2008; US$ 18.95
A true force for change, Gary Hirshberg has been at the forefront of movements working for environmental and social transformation for 30 years. From his early days as an educator and activist to his current position as President and CE-Yo of Stonyfield Farm, the world's largest organic yogurt company, Hirshberg's positive outlook has inspired thousands... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
The electricity sector has more ties with sustainable development than any other one. Reliable and adequate supply of electricity has become a requirement for almost all productive economic activities, access to electricity is key to improve health and education outcomes of the most disadvantaged populations and power generation worldwide is responsible... more...
- Taylor & Francis 1994; US$ 79.95
This text introduces the biological and ecological basis of the production process in water. It bridges the gap between research data and aquaculture techniques, and covers problems arising in aquaculture production, for example, filtering molluscs. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 95.00
Few, if any, environments are free of human intervention. Often this generates ecosystems which are rich in biodiversity, historical interest, recreational opportunity and scenic beauty just as worthy of conservation as the more natural ecosystems on which protection programmes have been almost exclusively focussed. These 'cultural landscapes', ranging... more...
- Double Dragon Publishing 2003; US$ 5.99
A grand epic wasteland of surreal pandemic plague. Pollution quotient in the southern delta nether regions of the state of Louisiana, the dustbin of the Mississippi river and the nation, whose motto is the 'Sportsman's Paradise' but is a paradise of colorful denizens all grappling for a slice of lassez bon temps roule, 'let the good times roll', but... more...
- CRC Press 1992; US$ 159.95
This text aims to offer information on research approaches to assessing global environment changes. It includes suggestions for the exchange of ideas between those studying land surface and remote sensing specialists, and advocates synthesizing the findings of different disciplines. more...