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- 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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
This book?provides sound conceptual understanding of the current approach to management and decision making regarding geo-based challenges in developing countries that tend to suffer from information poverty and subjectivity and are reactive. The book also provides the necessary technical tools to energize research thinking and develop locally driven... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
The world faces a ?perfect storm? of social and ecological stresses, including climate change, habitat loss, resource degradation and social, economic and cultural change. In order to cope with these, communities are struggling to transition to sustainable ways of living that improve well-being and increase resilience. This book demonstrates how communities... 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...
- 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...
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 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...