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  • Amazonia, Landscape and Species Evolutionby Carina Hoorn; Frank Wesselingh

    Wiley 2011; US$ 219.95 US$ 190.62

    The book focuses on geological history as the critical factor in determining the present biodiversity and landscapes of Amazonia. The different driving mechanisms for landscape evolution are explored by reviewing the history of the Amazonian Craton, the associated sedimentary basins, and the role of mountain uplift and climate change. This book provdes... more...

  • Aid Activities Targeting the Objectives of the Rio Conventions 1998/2000, Volume 2002/1by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 50.00

    This publication provides detailed information on individual foreign aid commitments, i.e. intended disbursements, of Official Development Assistance (ODA) targeting the objectives of the Rio Conventions - the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, the UN Convention to Combat Desertification, and the UN Convention on Biological Diversity - for... more...

  • Environment and Natural Resourcesby Charles F. Gritzner

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00

    With almost seven billion people occupying Earth, many believe that the world is on the brink of an environmental crisis and catastrophic shortfall of natural resources. As the population continues to swell, scientists and governments all over the world are grappling with questions and concerns. Environment and Natural Resources addresses the problems... more...

  • Nature's Endby Sverker Sörlin; Paul Warde

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 30.00

    Environmental History as a distinct discipline is now over a generation old, with a large and diverse group of practitioners around the globe. This book provides a reflection on the achievements, diversity, and direction of environmental history in its varied national, international and continental contexts. more...

  • The Sustainable Networkby Sarah Sorensen

    O'Reilly Media 2009; US$ 23.99

    "Companies with a stake in the technology industry or that have staked on the Internet (ala Google or Amazon or any of the thousands of small ecommerce companies around the world) are likely to pluck multiple nuggets of wisdom from her book." -- Heather Clancy, business journalist What technologies do we need to solve the complex environmental,... more...

  • Environment, Scarcity, and Violenceby Thomas F. Homer-Dixon

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.00

    The Earth's human population is expected to pass eight billion by the year 2025, while rapid growth in the global economy will spur ever increasing demands for natural resources. The world will consequently face growing scarcities of such vital renewable resources as cropland, fresh water, and forests. Thomas Homer-Dixon argues in this sobering book... more...

  • Environment and Natural Resourcesby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 39.54

    The emerging "green economy" consists of businesses and careers that focus on developing alternative energy sources, conserving natural resources, and protecting the environment. It includes a range of traditional jobs that are being expanded or modified to meet these goals as well as a variety of new jobs created in response to specific... more...

  • Global Citizenship and Environmental Justiceby Tony Shallcross; John Robinson

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 58.80

    This book focuses on the concepts of environmental justice and global citizenship from a number of different disciplinary perspectives with the intention of promoting at the very least some interdisciplinary understandings.Initially presented as papers at an interdisciplinary conference on the themes of environmental justice and global citizenship... more...

  • Young Children and the Environmentby Julie M. Davis

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 60.00 US$ 49.20

    Young Children and the Environment demonstrates how early education can contribute to sustainable living. more...

  • Green Chemistry for Environmental Sustainabilityby Sanjay K. Sharma; Ackmez Mudhoo

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 206.95

    When the Nobel Prize Committee recognized the importance of green chemistry with its 2005 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, this relatively new science came into its own. Although no concerted agreement has been reached yet about the exact content and limits of this interdisciplinary discipline, there seems to be increasing interest in environmental topics... more...