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- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00
This book elaborates on the Khazan ecosystems of Goa, India. Khazans are human-managed ecosystems, which are reclaimed from coastal wetlands, salt marshes and mangrove areas, where tidal influence is regulated through a highly structured system of dykes, canals, furrows, and sluice gates using resources that are amply available locally. Khazan... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 359.00
This heavily-illustrated book on research results on landslide disaster mitigation in Three Gorges Reservoir consists of three parts: Regional properties of landslides in this area; case studies for typical landslides; new methodologies applied in this area. more...
- The New Press 2012; US$ 17.95
Lannan Award winner Dr. Helen Caldicott is a co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility and was named One of the Most Influential Women of the 20th Century by the Smithsonian Institute. She is the author of numerous books, including, most recently, Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer. She lives in Australia. more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2009; US$ 16.95
In our materialist culture, the idea of ?the good life??fancy cars, designer clothes, once-in-a-lifetime vacations?leaves even those few who can afford it feeling anxious, empty, and dissatisfied. Michael Schuler deconstructs the assumption that consumption and constant stimulation equal happiness. He shows how, by applying the principles of sustainability... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2010; US$ 17.99
The second book in The Converging World series, Media, Ecology and Conservation focuses on global connectivity and the role of new digital and traditional media in bringing people together to protect the world's endangered wildlife and conserve fragile and threatened habitats. New media offers opportunities for like-minded individuals, community groups,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00
This unique collection of multidisciplinary contributions by international experts analyzes the characteristics of, and challenges to, the Mekong delta in Vietnam?home to 17m people and facing threats such as rising sea levels, salination and overextraction. more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 25.76
Obwohl der Empirie in praxisanalytischen Forschungszugängen ein zentraler Stellenwert beigemessen wird, ist die Methodendiskussion in der Soziologie der Praxis bisher zu kurz gekommen. Zwar herrscht Konsens darüber, dass mit einer am Begriff der Praxis ausgerichteten Erkenntnisweise eine Hinwendung zu sich vollziehenden Praktiken einhergeht, aber Antworten... more...
- Greystone Books 2010; US$ 14.95
In this edition of their bestseller, the sequel to the best-selling Good News for a Change, authors David Suzuki and Holly Dressel provide the latest inspiring stories about individuals, groups, and businesses that are making real change in the world. More Good News features the most up-to-date information about critical subjects, such as energy... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00
This study combines economic cost-benefit analysis and behavioral models of resource use to generate a framework for sustainable groundwater-irrigated agriculture, deploying datasets from arid southern Pakistan to illustrate the dangers of overextraction. more...