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- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 199.00
Outlines success stories from countries such as UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Morocco, Sri Lanka, Oman and others Addresses challenges posed by climate change to agriculture in the Gulf States Proposes options for enhancing Gulf States agriculture to promote and improve food security more...
- Onyoma Research Publications 2009; US$ 64.95
The Izon of the Niger Delta is a global history of the Izon, Ijo or Ijaw people from their homelands in the Niger Delta, through Nigeria, the West and Central African coastlands, and in the African diaspora into Europe, the America and the Caribbean. It is a preliminary study that raise questions and opens ground for further research. The book provides... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 71.95
The new edition of this popular student text offers an engaging introduction to environmental study. It covers the entire breadth of the environmental sciences, providing concise, non-technical explanations of physical processes and systems and the effects of human activities. In this second edition the scientific background to major environmental... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 69.99
Ein wichtiges Ziel kologischer Modernisierung ist die Verbindung umweltfreundlichen Wirtschaftens mit einer Verbesserung der Wettbewerbsfhigkeit. Zentrale Instrumente in diesem Kontext sind Standards fr Umweltmanagementsysteme, wie beispielsweise das EG-ko-Audit (EMAS). Whrend das Kosten-Nutzen-Verhltnis von EMAS bereits erforscht wurde, sind die Innovations-... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 349.00
Featuring the theme, From Sources to Solution, this book is based on the research papers presented during the International Conference on Environmental Forensics 2013. It covers multi-disciplinary areas of environmental forensics featuring major themes: characterization, assessment, and monitoring; new approach, rapid assessment, and analytical techniques;... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 129.00
The book identifies the specific ethical aspects of sustainability and develops ethical tools to analyze them. It also provides a methodological framework to integrate ethical and scientific analyses of sustainability issues, and explores the notion of a new type of self-reflective inter- and transdisciplinary sustainability research. With this, the... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99
The most significant shift in environmental governance over the last thirty years has been the convergence of environmental and liberal economic norms toward "liberal environmentalism"—which predicates environmental protection on the promotion and maintenance of a liberal economic order. Steven Bernstein assesses the reasons for this historical shift,... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 189.00
Human societies face a threatening future of resource scarcity and environmental damages. This book addresses the challenge of turning these risks into opportunities and policies. It is a collection of high level contributions from experts of sustainable growth and sustainable resource management. Focussing on economics, sustainability, technology... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 67.00
Environmental Physics, Third Edition serves as an introduction to physics in the context of societal problems such as energy supply, pollution, climate change and finite resources of fossil fuels and uranium. The emphasis of this text is on physics, i.e. the concepts and principles that help in understanding the ways to produce energy efficiently... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 99.00
Improves the ability to analyse and conceptualise environmental problems in context Cross-disciplinary experts illustrate the value and scope of different methods Provides a multi- and interdisciplinary approach Stresses the societal, cultural and historical dimensions of environmental problems Practical examples and case studies make this an excellent... more...