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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.00
One of the more significant recommendations to emerge from UNCED in 1992 was the call in Agenda 21 for countries to develop and implement national sustainable development strategies. Most countries have responded to this challenge. However many countries also have a long history of drawing up planning exercises at this level to deal with environmental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95
Sustainability is concerned with the issues around the ongoing and mutual preservation of both society and the environment. It is a widely used term and supposed goal for many governments but it is also easily misunderstood. Sustainability: The Basics offers an accessible and interdisciplinary introduction to the concept, and discusses key questions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
Off-grid isn?t a state of mind. It isn?t about someone being out of touch, about a place that is hard to get to, or about a weekend spent offline. Off-grid is the property of a building (generally a home but sometimes even a whole town) that is disconnected from the electricity and the natural gas grid. To live off-grid, therefore, means having to... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 229.00
This multi-disciplinary volume presents information on the state-of-the-art in the sustainable development technologies and tactics. Its unique amalgamation of the latest technical information, research findings and examples of successfully applied new developments in the area of sustainable development will be of keen interest to engineers, students,... more...
- Springer India 2014; US$ 209.00
Plants form mutualistic association with various microorganisms, particularly in the rhizosphere region. The association benefits both the partners in a number of ways. A single plant can support the growth of diverse microbes and in reciprocation these microbes help the plant in several ways. A great deal of knowledge is now available on the mechanisms... more...
Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development in Southeast Asia: Innovations and Policies for Mountainous AreasSpringer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; Not Available
This book surveys drivers, consequences and challenges of land use change in mountainous areas of Southeast Asia, shows how innovation processes can address them and how knowledge creation can help sustainably develop mountain lands and people?s livelihoods. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 79.99
This study focuses on understanding the socio-economic relevance of plant resources collected from the wild and its relation to current patterns of trade and sustainability. Grischa Brokamp reviews and analyzes the current extent of palm trade in northwestern South America, its impact, limitations and future perspective. Indeed there are conflicts... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99
Im vorliegenden Buch wird das noch junge Forschungsfeld Gastronomie beleuchtet. Eingangs wird das Forschungsfeld eingegrenzt und definiert. Darauf aufbauend werden innovative Forschungsprojekte im Bereich Gastronomie vorgestellt. So werden beispielsweise die kulinarischen Grundeinstellungen von Gästen der Wiener Gastronomie analysiert oder die Umsetzung... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 9.99
?Jörg Scheffler stellt die wesentlichen, vor allem technischen Inhalte des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes und des Kraft-Wärme-Kopplungsgesetzes vor, die Schwerpunkte der gesetzlichen Basis der Energiewende sind. Im Vordergrund stehen dabei neben den Kosten und deren Umlage auch Aspekte der Netzanbindung und des Netzbetriebs. Der Autor bietet damit einen... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00
This work presents the findings of an extensive study on the state-of-the-art regarding the problem of food waste in Belarus, Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Sweden. The results show that the problem of food waste can be found at different levels in each country and that our knowledge of it is limited by the current lack of studies... more...