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Environmentalism. Green movement

  • Basic and Applied Aspects of Biopesticidesby K. Sahayaraj

    Springer 2014; US$ 209.00

    Currently, the major challenge of humanity is focused on population growth through agricultural production in order to meet the demand for food. The food crunch is mainly due to pest and disease. Traditional methods, synthetic insecticides and microbicides cause health hazards to human beings, domestic animals and also affect our immediate environments.... more...

  • Logistics Operations, Supply Chain Management and Sustainabilityby Paulina Golinska

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    The aim of this book is to present qualitative and qualitative aspects of logistics operations and supply chain management which help to implement the sustainable policy principles in the companies and public sector?s institutions. Authors in individual chapters address the issues related to reverse network configuration, forward and reverse supply... more...

  • Environmental Security and Genderby Nicole Detraz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Over the past 20 years scholars, policymakers, and the media have increasingly recognized the links between both traditional and non-traditional security issues and the changing condition of the global environment. Concepts such as 'environmental security' and 'resource conflict' have been used to hint at these significant linkages. While there has... more...

  • Sustainability: The Basicsby Peter Jacques

    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...

  • A Greener Tomorrowby Nicole McDonald; South Africans

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2014; US$ 2.92

    Going green all at once is too much for almost anyone to achieve. Instead, try to make just one change, or add one new sustainable habit, each week. After one year you will be amazed at how much you have accomplished. In the pages of this book A Greener Tomorrow you will find over 150 bite-sized chunks of greening advice, from well-known people,... more...

  • Anzeige- und Erlaubnisverordnungby Olaf Kropp

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 51.85

    Seit dem 1. Juni 2014 regelt die Anzeige- und Erlaubnisverordnung (AbfAEV) die Einzelheiten der Anzeige- und Erlaubnispflicht für Sammler, Beförderer, Händler und Makler von Abfällen. Aufgrund ihres Zusammenspiels mit den gesetzlichen Vorgaben und der vielfach verwendeten unbestimmten Rechtsbegriffe sind diese Regelungen jedoch oft nicht eindeutig.... more...

  • Essential Oils as Reagents in Green Chemistryby Ying Li; Anne-Sylvie Fabiano-Tixier; Farid Chemat

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This brief provides a valuable reference for the contribution of essential oils in the green chemistry, mainly in terms of their characteristics corresponding to their compositions, the development of their extraction technologies including both conventional and green process (e.g. microwave, ultrasound), and their sustainable applications as antioxidants,... more...

  • Smart Rules for Smart Citiesby Eleonora Riva Sanseverino; Raffaella Riva Sanseverino; Valentina Vaccaro; Gaetano Zizzo

    Springer 2014; US$ 109.00

    This book explores the new rules and codes that are required in order to foster the implementation of smart city technologies with a view to meeting the environmental and energy challenges posed by dynamic contemporary cities with increasing populations. In particular, it proposes a methodological approach suitable for use when devising a smart urban/building... more...

  • Roadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothingby Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book covers the elements involved in achieving sustainability in textiles and Clothing sector. The chapters to be covered in three volumes of this series title cover all the distinctive areas earmarked for achieving sustainable?development in textiles and the clothing industry. This second volume deals with the?measurement of environmental and... more...

  • Water Management in Italyby Andrea Guerrini; Giulia Romano

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This book describes the water sector as it is structured in Italy. The first part describes the legal framework which rules the sector in Italy, its evolution since the last 20 years, and its weaknesses. The second part describes the governance of Italian water utilities, distinguishing full public-owned companies from public-private partnership and... more...