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  • Explorations In Environmental Historyby Samuel P. Hays

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1998; US$ 32.95

    Exploration in Environmental History represents four decades of writing from one of the most distinguished scholars in the field of environmental history. Samuel Hays?s dedication and research is apparent in every one of these essays, four of which are published here for the first time. more...

  • Transboundary Environmental Governance in Asiaby Simon Marsden; Elizabeth Brandon

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    A comprehensive overview of treaty implementation and compliance concerning transboundary environmental governance in Asia is provided in this timely book. Recent United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) membership by Asian states in the Caucasus and Central Asia has shifted focus on environmental governance away from its Euro-centric... more...

  • European Union and Environmental Governanceby Henrik Selin; Stacy D. VanDeveer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 33.95

    Over the past five decades, the European Union (EU) has developed into the most legally and politically authoritative regional organization in the world, wielding significant influence across a wide range of issue areas. European Union and Environmental Governance focuses on the growing global role of EU environmental and sustainable development... more...

  • Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Developmentby Luiz C. Barbosa

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development.áThis bookáfocuses on the contributions of environmental organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia .á It revealsáhow environmental organizations such as Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth,... more...

  • Environmental Governance in Taiwanby Simona A. Grano

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Three decades of rapid industrialization until the lifting of martial law in 1987, with little or no concern for the environment, have made Taiwan?s environmental degradation a serious problem. In the past twenty years, Taiwan has seen a surge of environmental organizations, which to a certain degree have enjoyed a remarkable success in fighting polluting... more...

  • From the Ground Upby Luke W. Cole; Sheila R. Foster

    NYU Press 2000; US$ 27.00

    When Bill Clinton signed an Executive Order on Environmental Justice in 1994, the phenomenon of environmental racism--the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards, particularly toxic waste dumps and polluting factories, on people of color and low-income communities--gained unprecedented recognition. Behind the President's signature, however,... more...

  • The Brazilian Amazonby Joana Bezerra

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 108.86

    The aim of this book is to analyse the current development scenario in the Amazon, using Terra Preta de ═ndio as a case study. To do so it is necessary to go back in time, both in the national and international sphere, through the second half of the last century to analyse its trajectory. It will be equally important analyse the current issues regarding... more...

  • Guide to U.S. Environmental Policyby Sally K Fairfax; III Edmund Russell

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 148.00

    Guide to U.S. Environmental Policy provides the analytical connections showing readers how issues and actions are translated into public policies and persistent institutions for resolving or managing environmental conflict in the U.S. The guide highlights a complex decision-making cycle that requires the cooperation of government, business, and... more...

  • Valuing Nature?by John Foster

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 73.95

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...