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- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99
Beth Terry is the author of the popular blog MyPlasticFreeLife.com. A founding member of the Plastic Pollution Coalition, Terry gives presentations on living plastic-free and why, despite what some critics assert, our personal changes do make a difference. She spearheaded the successful Take Back the Filter Brita recycling campaign in 2008, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95
Environmental pollution is one of humanity?s most pressing issues and will remain so for the foreseeable future. Anthropogenic activity is disturbing natural cycles and generating pollutants that are altering the atmosphere, accumulating in the food chain and contaminating the world?s soils, rivers and oceans. Human health and ecosystems continue... more...
Human and Environmental Impact of Fracking, The: How Fracturing Shale for Gas Affects Us and Our WorldABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00
? Offers a comprehensive, impartial understanding of unconventional natural gas development from many different perspectives by experts in the field ? Draws from the findings of the most up-to-date research and discusses areas where scientific findings are yet unclear ? Addresses fracking's potential effects on humans, animals, and environmental... more...
- Publish Green 2015; US$ 9.99
Water is the victim of human neglect. 70% of each person and 70% of the Earth is water. Both are contaminated. Life forms that water lives in, and lives in water, are dying. 80,000 chemicals the U.S. uses and more around the world contaminate water. What flows from your faucet is toxic water. It is a mix of chemicals, bacteria, viruses, and heavy metals.... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 119.95
"To my knowledge, this is the first book that provides scientific data for safe reuse of greywater and should provide the basis for promoting safe reuse of greywater. Hence, it should be useful for a wide range of audiences, from policy makers at national, state, and local governments to the academic community in teaching and learning, as well as... more...
Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs): Analytical Techniques, Environmental Fate and Biological EffectsElsevier Science 2015; US$ 255.00
This book focuses on those organic chemicals that are regulated by the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). as well as organic chemical with the attributes of being persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic to ecosystem and human beings, criteria used by the Stockholm Convention for screening POP candidates. Because of the unfavourable... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 250.00
Advances in Membrane Technologies for Water Treatment: Materials, Processes and Applications provides a detailed overview of advanced water treatment methods involving membranes, which are increasingly seen as effective replacements for a range of conventional water treatment methods. The text begins with reviews of novel membrane materials and... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00
The use of synthetic chemical dyes in various industrial processes, including paper and pulp manufacturing, plastics, dyeing of cloth, leather treatment and printing, has increased considerably over the last few years, resulting in the release of dye-containing industrial effluents into the soil and aquatic ecosystems. The textile industry generates... more...
- Momentum Press 2015; US$ 29.95
This book presents a holistic approach to remediation that considers ancillary environmental impacts and aims to optimize net effects to the environment. It addresses a broad range of environmental, social, and economic impacts during all remediation phases, and achieves remedial goals through more efficient, sustainable strategies that conserve... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
Experiments in geoengineering ? intentionally manipulating the Earth?s climate to reduce global warming ? have become the focus of a vital debate about responsible science and innovation. Drawing on three years of sociological research working with scientists on?one of the world?s first major geoengineering projects, this?book examines the politics... more...