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- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2012; US$ 5.99
Did you know that we use 70% more water today than we did 40 years ago? Or that about 95% of water that gets delivered to our houses goes down the drain? And that a garden hose can use almost as much water in an hour as an average family of four uses in one day? Our population is growing, our climate changing and our lifestyle demands more and more... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2007; US$ 15.74
Would you like to: learn how to install a solar panel on your roof ? build with cob or straw bales? learn how to keep bees, or make cider? see wind and hydro power in action? learn how to safeguard seed varieties for the future? take part in a wildlife workshop? Then you need Eco-Centres & Courses! This book gives over 150 places which offer fun days... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 43.99
This book explores the intricate relationship between public opinion and energy issues. Energy, the Environment, and Public Opinion sheds light on how much the public understands about energy policy, what the public wants officials to do about our energy problems, and how governments at various levels are likely to come to grips with energy shortages... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 0.00
Das Verhältnis zwischen Umwelt und Herrschaft gehört zu den zentralen Strukturmerkmalen jeder menschlichen Gesellschaft. Der Band versammelt die Beiträge der ersten Tagung, die diesem Thema gewidmet war, und spannt einen großen zeitlichen Bogen von der Frühgeschichte bis ins 20. Jahrhundert. Zur Sprache kommen insbesondere archäologische und sprachgeschichtliche... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 42.00
This report sets out the challenge for freshwater in a changing climate and provides policy guidance on how to navigate this new "waterscape". It highlights the range of expected changes in the water cycle and the challenge of making practical, on-site adaptation decisions for water. It offers policymakers a risk-based approach to better... more...
- CRC Press 2002; US$ 287.00
The spectacular industrial and economic development of the twentieth century was achieved at a considerable environmental cost. The increasingly precarious position of water, the most valuable of natural resources, reflects this trend. Today we have come to realise that concepts of sustainable development need to replace the antiquated belief that... more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 560.00
Numerous sources of ionizing radiation can lead to human exposure: natural sources, nuclear explosions, nuclear power generation, use of radiation in medical, industrial and research purposes, and radiation emitting consumer products. Before assessing the radiation dose to a population one requires a precise knowledge of the activity of a number of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.66
This book addresses both conventional and non-conventional values of water, discussing the value of water as it relates to conventional microeconomics, water's true utility and government regulation, and new and current practices in water management more...
Novel Measurement and Assessment Tools for Monitoring and Management of Land and Water Resources in Agricultural Landscapes of Central AsiaSpringer International Publishing 2013; US$ 179.00
This book details methods for measuring, assessing, forecasting and controlling processes in agricultural landscapes. It proposes solutions for initiating sustainable development and focuses on methodologies with application potential for Central Asia. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Agriculture Pollutes: pesticides can destroy wildlife and some are toxic to humans; some fungicides and herbicides cause cancer. Nitrates result in the contamination of drinking water and produce the risk of the ?blue-baby? syndrome in infants and of stomach cancer in adults. Agriculture produces methane, ammonia, nitrous oxide and the products of... more...