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  • Implementing Domestic Tradeable Permitsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 84.00

    Tradeable or transferable permits (TPs) are increasingly perceived as a cost-effective and flexible policy instrument for pollution control and natural resources management. Initially they were considered a policy tool whose applications were limited to only certain sectors, such as air pollution management and fisheries. However, over the last few... more...

  • Valuation of Regulating Services of Ecosystemsby Pushpam Kumar; Michael D. Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    The valuation of regulating services is an evolving field of ecological economics. In this book, Professor Pushpam Kumar and Professor Michael D. Wood have invited some of the foremost international experts in the field of ecosystem services valuation to contribute chapters on the valuation of regulating services and highlight some of the main obstacles... more...

  • Dictionary of Environmental Economicsby Renat Perelet; Pamela Mason; Anil Markandya; Tim Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    A comprehensive dictionary of environmental economics, compiled by leading academics in the field. Each expression or phrase is explained clearly in non-technical language, with references given to its use in the growing literature on the subject area. From abatement to zonal travel cost method (ZTCM), there are over 1000 cross-referenced entries covering... more...

  • Valorizar el medio ambienteby David Glover

    International Development Research Centre 2010; US$ 20.00

    Una gran cantidad de personas en los países en desarrollo depende del medio ambiente natural para sus medios de vida, sea en tierras de cultivo o bosques, humedales o zonas costeras. Para estas personas, el medio ambiente es mucho más que una fuente de recreación, es la base de la economía. Pero carencias en el funcionamiento de... more...

  • La valeur de l'environnementby David Glover

    International Development Research Centre 2010; US$ 20.00

    Une grande partie de la population des pays en développement dépend, pour sa subsistance, du milieu naturel – terres agricoles, forêts, milieux humides ou zones côtières. Pour ces personnes, l’environnement est beaucoup plus qu’une source de loisirs – c’est le fondement même de l’économie.... more...

  • Beyond The Bottom Lineby Joel Makower

    Touchstone 2011; US$ 22.95

    This is the first book to distill the best of the forward-looking ideas of socially responsible policies emerging from the corporate world. By following the suggestions detailed here, individuals can institute similar programs in their own companies?because it's the right choice to make, and the smart one. Something new is happening in the business... more...

  • Towards Sustainable Use of Rangelands in North-West Chinaby Victor Squires; Limin Hua; Degang Zhang; Guolin Li

    Springer 2010; US$ 219.00

    This book reviews the extent of resource debasement in China's pastoral zones and offers solutions for their sustainable use. The 5-parts deal with rangelands and the people who manage them, and assess the prospects for rehabilitation. Topics include Livestock husbandry development and agro-pastoral integration in NW China; Ecological restoration... more...

  • Les Défis des PME du Sud et du Nordby Laura Bacali; Martine M. Spence; Théophile Dzaka-Kikouta; Roxana C. Cordos

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2011; US$ 9.99

    Une étude comparative des PME au Canada, en Roumanie et au Congo Brazzaville. more...

  • A COMPLEXITY APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITYby Angela Espinosa; Jon Walker

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 166.00

    A major challenge of our times is to understand and manage the increasing complexity of socio-economic reality. This has immediate relevance for sustainable development. The impact of recent contributions from systems and complexity sciences in addressing this issue has not filtered down into effective practice — notably, there remain problems... more...

  • Inclusive Green Growthby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 29.99

    As the global population heads toward 9 billion by 2050, decisions made today will lock countries into growth patterns that may or may not be sustainable in the future. Care must be taken to ensure that cities and roads, factories and farms are designed, managed, and regulated as efficiently as possible to wisely use natural resources while supporting... more...