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  • The Devouring Dragon: how China's rise threatens the natural worldby Craig Simons

    Scribe Publications 2013; US$ 21.99

    A staggering narrative account of environmental destruction in China, and what it means for the planet The pace of development in China is astonishing, and this development is assaulting the natural world at an alarming rate. In a few short years, China has become the planet?s largest market for endangered wildlife, its top importer of tropical... more...

  • The Devouring Dragonby Craig Simons

    Awa Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    For this brilliant book, author Craig Simons visited many of the places and spoke to many of the people impacted by China?s explosive economic growth and voracious appetite for resources. From New Guinea, where great forests are being felled and rare birds threatened to meet China?s demand for timber; through Brazil, where large swaths of the Amazon... more...

  • Umweltmanagement in globalen Wertschöpfungskettenby Christian Haubach

    Springer 2013; US$ 59.99

    ¿Die kumulierte Emissionsintensität ist ein neues Instrument der betrieblichen Umweltleistungsbewertung. Die Einführung eines entsprechenden Kennzahlensystems ist mit einem Startwertproblem verbunden, zu dessen Lösung Umweltwirkungsmultiplikatoren aus der ökologisch erweiterten Input-Output-Analyse vorgeschlagen werden. Zur... more...

  • Benefit Sharingby Doris Schroeder; Julie Cook Lucas

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Biomedical research is increasingly carried out in low- and middle-income countries. International consensus has largely been achieved around the importance of valid consent and protecting research participants from harm. But what are the responsibilities of researchers and funders to share the benefits of their research with research participants... more...

  • Farthing on International Shippingby Proshanto K. Mukherjee; Mark Brownrigg

    Springer 2013; US$ 89.95

    The book provides an introduction to shipping in all its aspects. It is a valuable source of information for students of traditional maritime law as well as for those who seek to understand maritime and shipping services on a global scale. The text includes information and analytical content on national and international practices in shipping, including... more...

  • Security and Environmental Changeby Simon Dalby

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    In the early years of the new millennium, hurricanes lashed the Caribbean and flooded New Orleans as heat waves and floods seemed to alternate in Europe. Snows were disappearing on Mount Kilimanjaro while the ice caps on both poles retreated. The resulting disruption caused to many societies and the potential for destabilizing international migration... more...

  • OECD Studies on Environmental Policy and Household Behaviour: Greening Household Behaviourby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 77.00

    Developing growth strategies that promote greener lifestyles requires a good understanding of the factors that affect people's behaviour towards the environment. Recent OECD work based on periodic surveys of more than 10 000 households across a number of countries and areas represents a breakthrough by providing a common framework to collect unique... more...

  • Environmental Regulation in Chinaby Xiaoying Ma; Leonard Ortolano

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 99.99

    Even though China has created an administrative structure and regulatory programs to curb pollution, environmental quality has continued to deteriorate. Are polluters following the rules? And what factors affect the way regulators and polluters alike have responded to China's environmental controls? This thoroughly documented study examines these central... more...

  • Faces of Environmental Racismby Laura Westra; Bill Lawson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 32.99

    Through case studies that highlight the type of information that is seldom reported in the news, Faces of Environmental Racism exposes the type and magnitude of environmental racism, both domestic and international. The essays explore the justice of current environmental practices, asking such questions as whether cost-benefit analysis is an appropriate... more...

  • Science and International Environmental Policyby Radoslav S. Dimitrov

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 33.99

    The proliferation of environmental agreements is a defining feature of modern international relations that has attracted considerable academic attention. Typically focusing on happy-end stories of policy creation, the cooperation literature often ignores issue areas where policy agreements are absent. Science and International Environmental Policy... more...