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- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 18.00
Tropical deforestation. The collapse of fisheries. Unprecedented levels of species extinction. Faced with the plethora of gloom-and-doom headlines about the natural world, we might think that environmental disaster is inevitable. But is there any good news about the environment? Yes, there is, answers Andrew Balmford in Wild Hope, and he offers... more...
- Springer 2002; US$ 218.00
This work expands the range of issues addressed in previous related titles, to which it can be considered a companion volume, and focuses on comprehensive assessments of co-operative efforts of the US and Mexico to solve environmental problems along the countries' border. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 20.00
The countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) are at an environmental cross-road. While they are still immersed in a process of economic and political transition that has brought distinctive environmental impacts, new opportunities for improving environmental conditions are emerging. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 129.00
The concept of "Environmental security" has emerged as one basis for understanding international conflicts. This book is based on the discussions and papers prepared for the NATO Advanced Research Workshop that took place in Eilat, Israel, in April 2004. It applies a risk analytical approach to a variety of environmental problems. more...
- SPB Academic Publishing BV 2002; US$ 36.00
Wetlands Lost The 1,879 thousand hectares of coastal wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) comprise 58% of the U.S. coastal wetland total (Turner and Gosselink 1975). These wetlands occur in every GOM state, although two-thirds of the GOM total are in Louisiana, and are typically associated with estuaries, bays, rivers, and the lee-side of barrier islands.... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 72.00
This 2007 Economic Survey looks at how, after a long stagnation during the first half of the decade, the Dutch economy has made a successful comeback. Living standards in the Netherlands are among the highest in the OECD, and over recent years growth has strengthened and unemployment has fallen. This most recent survey focuses on labour utilisation,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 63.00
OECD's periodic review of Australia's environmental policies and programmes. This edition reviews progress since the last review in 1998 and in relation to the 2001 OECD Environmental Strategy. It systematically examines environmental management (water, air, nature), sustainable development (environment-economy interface, environment-agriculture... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 169.00
This volume presents the main environmental security challenges facing transition countries as well as practical methods and approaches for addressing them, which are equally applicable to all countries. Coverage also details lesson learned as illustrated via research and case studies as well as issues related to metals in the environment. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 120.00
As the dazzling economic and social changes in China have imposed substantial impact upon the quality of environmental governance, it is time to review the problems and progress in the politics of China's environmental protection. This book analyzes the factors in China's governance and political process that affect and restrain its capacity... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 54.00
This review of Hungary's environmental conditions and policies evaluates progress in reducing the pollution burden, improving natural resource management, integrating environmental and economic policies, and strengthening international co-operation. The analyses presented are supported by a broad range of economic and environmental data. more...