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  • Building Smart Citiesby Carol L. Stimmel

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95

    The term "smart city" defines the new urban environment, one that is designed for performance through information and communication technologies. Given that the majority of people across the world will live in urban environments within the next few decades, it's not surprising that massive effort and investment is being placed into efforts to develop... more...

  • Mining in Ecologically Sensitive Landscapesby Mark Tibbett

    CSIRO Publishing 2015; US$ 118.95

    Mining in Ecologically Sensitive Landscapes explores the interface between geology and botany, and mining and conservation. Many areas of unusual geology that contain ore-bearing bodies also support unique ecological communities of plants and animals. Increasing demand to exploit rich mineral deposits can lead to a conflict between mining and conservation... more...

  • The Brown Agendaby Richard Fuller; Damon DiMarco; Bryan Walsh

    Santa Monica Press 2015; US$ 17.09

    Pollution is the single largest cause of death in the developing world. One in seven people in low- and middle-income countries die as a result of it. Simply put, pollution is now the world?s most prevalent health risk. And yet, while most everyone has heard about “going green,? few are aware of the more dire and sinister “brown? pollution—places... more...

  • Environmental Impact of Mining and Mineral Processingby Ravi Jain

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 125.00

    Environmental Impact of Mining and Mineral Processing: Management, Monitoring, and Auditing Strategies covers all the aspects related to mining and the environment, including environmental assessment at the early planning stages, environmental management during mine operation, and the identification of major impacts. Technologies for the treatment... more...

  • Back to the Wildby Alain Saury

    Process 2015; US$ 24.95

    Remarkable practical and poetic instructions on how humans can live in concert with their home planet. more...

  • Sustainable Waterby Allison Lassiter

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Water scarcity, urban population growth, and deteriorating infrastructure are impacting water security around the globe. Struggling with the most significant drought in its recorded history, California faces all of these challenges to secure reliable water supplies for the future. The unfolding story of California water includes warnings and solutions... more...

  • Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicalsby Adam D. K. Abelkop; John D. Graham; Todd V. Royer

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    Developed from the efforts of a multiyear, international project examining how persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT) chemicals are evaluated and managed, Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals: Technical Aspects, Policies, and Practices focuses on improving the processes that govern PBTs. Incorporating science and policy literature?as... more...

  • Water Footprint Assessmentby David Tickner; Ashok Kumar Chapagain

    DoSustainability 2015; US$ 45.00

    Specifically aimed at business audiences, this definitive short guide to the issues distils the latest in scientific and policy literature, helps sustainability leaders understand what they can, and can’t, do with water footprint tools, includes practical experience and case studies and outlines the pros and cons of using Water Footprint Assessment... more...

  • Reverse Osmosisby Frank R. Spellman

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    For the Nonengineering Professional Perfect for anyone without a background in science or engineering who wants to take a closer look at how water is processed and treated, Reverse Osmosis: A Guide for the Nonengineering Professional relates reverse osmosis in its most basic form and addresses growing concerns about the quality of tap water.... more...

  • Arsenic Toxicityby Narayan Chakrabarty

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    The most talked about metalloid in the modern world, arsenic affects the liver, kidney, and lungs; leads to cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and diabetes; and may cause blindness with long-time exposure. With naturally occurring arsenic boosted by mining and other industrial processes contaminating soil and drinking water, arsenic toxicity is a major... more...