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- 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 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 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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; Not Available
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 London 2014; US$ 99.00
Encompassing a thorough survey of the lighting techniques applied to internal illumination characterized by high efficiency, optimized color and architectural integration, a consolidated summary of the latest scientific, technical and architectural research is presented in order to give the reader an overview of the different themes with their interactions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Drawing on an unusually rich empirical base, this timely and compelling book examines how environmental values are constructed and legitimized within the policy process. It trains the spotlight on four environmentally significant countries - China, Japan, India, and the United States - representing a wide diversity of cultural, social, economic, and... more...
- Springer Japan 2015; US$ 129.00
This book draws upon case studies and practices of different types of DRR involvement by the private sector from all over the world. The book comprises two parts, Part I: Overview and Regional Cases; and Part II: Country Cases. The regional cases include those from Africa, Asia, Europe, and Central America, and the country cases include ones from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Underlying current controversies about environmental regulation are shared concerns, divided interests and different ways of thinking about the earth and our proper relationship to it. This book brings together writings on nature and environment that illuminate thought and action in this realm. more...