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- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 46.99
This is the story of a visionary leader, Lynton Keith Caldwell, who in the early 1960s introduced the study of the environment and environmental policy at a time when such areas of expertise did not exist. Caldwellwas a principal architect of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 andis recognized as the "inventor" of the Act's important environmental... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2014; US$ 28.95
Through the pages of Environmental History Review, now Environmental History , an entire discipline has been created and defined over time through the publication of the finest scholarship by humanists, social and natural scientists, and other professionals concerned with the complex relationship between people and our global environment. ... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 109.00
Progress in Environmental Engineering contains theoretical and experimental contributions on water purification, new concepts andmethods of wastewater treatment, and ecological problems in freshwater ecosystems. The issues dealt with in the book include: (i) Causes and control of activated sludge bulking and foaming (ii) e use of new support... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 75.00
A look at the historical relationship between science, social attitudes and public policy as it pertains to environmental issues from the 17th century to the present. The book features biographical sketches of major contributors to the study of human/environment interaction. more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 14.99
David Suzuki ?s autobiography limns a life dedicated to making the world a better place. The book expands on the early years covered in Metamorphosis and continues to the present, when, at age 70, Suzuki reflects on his entire life and his hopes for the future. The book begins with his life-changing experience of racism interned in a World War... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 42.00
Al Gore grew up in two worlds: in Washington, D.C., where his father was a U.S. senator, and on a Tennessee farm. As an adult, Gore followed his father into politics, serving as a senator, then as vice president of the United States, and finally as the Democratic contender in a 2000 presidential bid. All the while, he made technology and the environment... more...
- Trinity University Press 2011; US$ 25.99
Holmes Rolston III has long been recognized as the father of environmental ethics.? Internationally renowned for the synthesis he has found in evolutionary biology and Christianity, Rolston has followed an immensely interesting life course. In this compelling biography, Rolston?s story is traced from childhood to the present, detailing the process... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 210.00
Full Title: Water — Pollution, Biotechnology — Transgenic Plant Vaccine, Energy, Black Sea Pollution, AIDS — Mother-Infant HIV Transmission, Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy, Limits of Development — Megacities, Missile Proliferation and Defense — Information Security, Cosmic Objects, Desertification, Carbon... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 30.00
Blending memoir, cultural history, and a literary perspective, Facing It bears witness to controversies like Tellico and Chernobyl, global warming and local drought. But rather than merely drowning readers in waves of ecological angst, M. Jimmie Killingsworth seeks alternative images and episodes to invoke presence without crippling the hope for... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2010; US$ 27.95
From the time when humans first learned to harness fire, cultivate crops, and domesticate livestock, they have altered their environment as a means of survival. In the modern era, however, natural resources have been devoured and defiled in the wake of a consumerism that goes beyond mere subsistence. In this volume, an international group of environmental... more...