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- CRC Press 1996; US$ 49.95
Presents an examination of the scale of water pollution problems, and, through case studies, explores the type of investigations biologists need to undertake in solving them. The text draws comparisons between British and European practice, and includes a brief review of American procedures. more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 200.00
Situated within the richest oil area in the world, the Arabian Gulf represents a stressed ecosystem with scarce published data and environmental studies. The oil-related activities cause significant damages to different ecosystem components such as coral reefs, algal mats, mangrove and other habitats. In addition to the increasing potential of pollution... more...
- Andrews UK 2010; US$ 2.49
BP - Where did it all go wrong? is a quick-read business biography; it is a history and current breakdown of British Petroleum. The book introduces the reader to BP, how the company was formed, the chequered past it has, and discusses the recent disaster of one of the biggest oil spills in history. The book is skillfully written by Paul Andrews, who... more...
- Marcel Dekker Inc 2003; US$ 239.95
This text explores minerals production (glass, cement and bricks), chemical production and waste incineration. Key chapters discuss such pollutants as NOx, unburned hydrocarbons, SOx, particulates, noise and vibration, CO2, dioxins and furans and thermal radiation. more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
Responds to Senate?s concerns that further consolidation in the military-aircraft industry from its current three prime contractors would pose risks to innovation and cost through limited or no competition in contracting for military aircraft and related weapon systems for the Defense Department. Describes that industry, evaluates what is required... more...
- Random House 2009; US$ 12.00
'Reduce, reuse, recycle' urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. But as architect William McDonough and chemist Michael Braungart point out in this provocative, visionary book, this approach only perpetuates the one-way, 'cradle to grave' manufacturing model, dating to the Industrial Revolution, that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 173.00
Places the environmental issues related to the production of nuclear power in their political context. It evaluates the extent of nuclear pollution, in comparison with other forms of power, and looks at the future of energy. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 155.00
Judith A. Cherni presents a critical text of interdisciplinary research and a theoretical argued case for analyzing a physical/social problem with a political economic approach. The author identifies the convergence of global economic growth trends and the localization of environmental and health risks. Backed by scientific findings, she challenges... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 36.00
Solutions to environmental problems depend on impositing private-, common-, or public-property rights in natural resources. Who should own the resources: private individuals, private groups of 'stakeholders', or the entire society (the public)? Cole argues that no single property regime works best in all circumstances. Environmental protection requires... more...