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Environmental degradation

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  • Global Ecologyby Sven Erik Jørgensen

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 89.95

    Global Ecology focuses on the perception of the biosphere or the ecosphere as a unified cooperative system with numerous synergistic effects, which describe the distinctive properties of this sphere. This book is subdivided into five parts dealing with diverse aspects in global ecology. The first part of the book provides comprehensive description... more...

  • Humans and the Natural Environmentby Dana Desonie

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 35.00

    Presents eye-opening facts in a manner accessible to young readers, using full-color photographs and illustrations, readable text, and helpful sidebars. more...

  • Naturby Martin Mulsow; Friedrich Vollhardt

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2014; US$ 77.30

    __ Abhandlungen Wolfgang Proß: Idylle, Naturzustand und Moderne ? Konjunktur und Scheitern eines Dichtungskonzepts (1600?1800) Oliver Bach: Natur als juridisches Argument an der Schwelle zur Aufklärung. Zu den theonomen, rationalistischen und voluntaristischen Systemstellen des Denkens vom Naturzustand bei Samuel Pufendorf und Christian Thomasius... more...

  • OECD Environmental Outlookby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 126.00

    The OECD Environmental Outlook provides projections to 2020 of environmental pressures from key economic sectors (agriculture, forestry, fishery, transport, energy and selected industry sectors) and changes in the state of the environment for selected environmental issues (freshwater, biodiversity, climate change, air quality and waste). Cross-sectoral... more...

  • Rangeland Degradation and Recovery in China's Pastoral Landsby V.R. Squires

    CABI 2009; US$ 170.00

    Addressing the issues of greater climate extremes in the future, this book discusses both new approaches and past successes and failures in order to provide the necessary insight to develop sustainable rangeland management strategies, drawing on regional case studies and lessons learned from Australia, Canada and the USA. more...

  • Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Processing for Land Degradation Assessmentby Achim Roeder; Joachim Hill

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 172.95

    Land degradation and desertification are amongst the most severe threats to human welfare and the environment, as they affect the livelihoods of some 2 billion people in the world?s drylands, and they are directly connected to pressing global environmental problems, such as the loss of biological diversity or global climate change. Strategies to combat... more...

  • Regenerative Sustainable Development of Universities and Citiesby A. König

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    Now that the Earth has reached the limits of its biophysical carrying capacity, we have to change technologies, social practices and social norms relating to material production and consumption to ensure that we do not further jeopardize the functioning of our planet's life support systems. Through research, education and civic engagement, universities... more...

  • Towards Sustainable Development 2001by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 50.00

    This publication includes key environmental indicators endorsed by OECD Environment Ministers and the broader OECD Core Set of environmental indicators.   It contributes to measuring environmental performance and progress towards sustainable development. Organised by issues such as climate change, air pollution, biodiversity, waste or water... more...

  • The Vulnerable Planetby John Bellamy Foster

    Monthly Review Press 1999; US$ 12.75

    From reviews of the first edition (1994): "Extraordinarily well written . . . " --Contemporary Sociology "A readable chronicle aimed at a general audience . . . Graceful and accessible . . . " --Dollars and Sense "Has the potential to be a political bombshell in radical circles around the world." --Environmental Action The Vulnerable... more...

  • Acid Atmospheric Deposition and its Effects on Terrestrial Ecosystems in The Netherlandsby G.J. Heij; J.W. Erisman

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 415.00

    The book begins with an overview of the research topics which were addressed in the three different phases of the Dutch Priority Program on Acidification (DPPA), executed between 1985 and 1994. This chapter is followed by a chapter which deals with the emissions of acidifying substances, the concentrations and the deposition to forest and nature conservation... more...