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Environmental policy

  • "Unsere Erde gibt es nur einmal".by Henning Kaul; Hans Zehetmair

    Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 15.27

    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...

  • A-Z of the Environmentby Jeremy Stranks

    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...

  • Agendas for Sustainabilityby Mary MacDonald

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    Agendas and Sustainability considers the processes used for devising global environment and development agendas and provides practical suggestions for their future development and influence. A collaboration of the latest research from the Stockholm Environment Institute and the Earth Council, the book presents similarities and differences in problem... more...

  • Agriculture and Public Goodsby Francesco Vanni

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 189.00

    This volume sets out an innovative theoretical approach to the relationship between collective action and agricultural common goods, with a focus on the EU. It shows how transnational action can shape agricultural policy in environmentally positive ways. more...

  • American Environmental Policyby D. Press

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    More than 40 years after the United States launched bold efforts to curb pollution and waste, American environmental management has stalled. Drawing extensively on recent enviornmental science, engineering, regulatory agency data and trade information, American Environmental Policy explores how environmental management in the US has fallen short of... more...

  • Anthropological Perspectives on Intangible Cultural Heritageby Prof. Dr. Lourdes Arizpe Universidad Nacional Autonoma

    Springer International Publishing 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...

  • Arctic Economics in the 21st Centuryby Heather A. Conley

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • Arctic Science, International Law and Climate Changeby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 119.00

    Developments in the Arctic region are increasingly part of international discussion. The book contains a comprehensive and interdisciplinary analysis of the current problems around marine scientific research in the Arctic region. It combines scientific, legal and policy aspects. The main questions addressed are: ongoing and future Arctic marine research,... more...

  • Asia-Pacific Disaster Managementby Simon Butt; Hitoshi Nasu; Luke Nottage

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book examines the regulatory environment for disaster prevention and management in broad social, economic and political contexts. It also addresses the important roles played by international law and regional regimes for cross-border cooperation. more...

  • Asian Perceptions of Natureby Ole Bruun; Arne Kalland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    This highly acclaimed, 'bold and refreshing' collection of essays takes a critical look at Asians' perception of their natural environments as well as at Western views of Asia in this respect. more...