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- Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 18.66
Hauptbeschreibung Das erste Umweltministerium in Europa entstand im Jahr 1970 in Bayern. Der damalige Ministerpräsident Dr. Alfons Goppel reagierte damit auf "die Bedrohungen unserer Lebensgrundlagen durch die zunehmende Technisierung der Welt und den unkontrollierten Egoismus des Einzelnen" und wollte fortan die Lebensgrundlagen für künftige Generationen... more...
- Thorogood Publishing 2007; US$ 38.95
The 'environment' embraces many disciplines - ecology, law, physics, chemistry, biology, environmental health, toxicology, genetic engineering and radiology. The book fills a need for an authoritative yet accessible source of reference which expertly summarises the legal, scientific, economic and social issues. more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
A decade after the approval of the UNESCO 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), the concept has gained wide acceptance at the local, national and international levels. Communities are recognizing and celebrating their Intangible Heritage; governments are devoting important efforts to the construction of national... more...
- Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 44.99
Arctic Economics in the 21st Century explores the key economic dynamics at play in the rapidly changing Arctic region. This report evaluates both the economic benefits of an increasingly open Arctic region and the costs of exploring the riches of the American Arctic. more...
An Assessment of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Environmental Performance Track ProgramRAND Corporation 2010; US$ 9.95
This report addresses the conceptual basis, design, and implementation of the National Environmental Performance Track program. The voluntary program sought to encourage facilities to improve their environmental performance and provide a more collaborative relationship between facilities and regulators. While the program had mixed success, EPA should... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 61.00
Environmental Management Air and Water Management Nature and Biodiversity Economy, Society and Environment Sectoral Integration: Sustainable Forest Management International Co-operation This book is part of the OECD Environmental Performance Reviews Programme which conducts peer reviews of environmental conditions and progress... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 45.00
Most people would agree that it makes sense to tax a company that pollutes in a way that directly reflects the amount of environmental and social damage it has done. Yet in practice, such taxes are fraught with difficulty and have far-reaching implications. A company facing a new tax may lay off workers, for example, exacerbating an unemployment problem.... more...
- 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...