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- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
Forests have been entwined with human development and cultural history for centuries. In this Very Short Introduction Jaboury Ghazoul explores their origins, dynamics, and the range of goods and services they provide to human society, as well as looking at issues of deforestation, reforestation, and the effects of climate change. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95 US$ 16.07
The only popular study guide available on environmental science This new Wiley Self-Teaching Guide introduces learners to all the basics of environmental science, from air pollution to the water cycle, covering both natural systems and human impacts on the environment. Using quick quizzes and self-tests to reinforce key concepts, Environmental Science... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00
Some resource-rich developing countries are in the process of harnessing immense mining resources towards inclusive growth and prosperity. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 4.56
Was sind Nanopartikel? Was macht Nanopartikel so besonders? Antworten auf diese Fragen gibt dieses Essential, eine prägnante Einführung zu den Eigenschaften, zur Systematik und zu Anwendungen von Nanopartikeln in wässrigen Systemen. Der Fokus liegt auf dem Verhalten und der instrumentellen Analytik von Nanopartikeln im Wasser. Dabei wird ihre Relevanz... more...
- Floris Books 2014; US$ 11.99
Our modern patterns of thinking and learning are all based on observing a world of 'things', which we think of as separate building blocks. This worldview allows us to count and measure objects without their having any innate value; it provides neat definitions and a sense of control over life. However, this approach also sets humans apart from each... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 174.95
Written in a way that facilitates understanding of complex concepts, laws, and policy, Production, Growth, and the Environment: An Economic Approach explores how economic growth usually makes people better off, but also asks at what environmental cost? These costs are not often realized until after the fact, when their remediation is more expensive,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 130.64
This book provides an up-to-date analysis of the Portuguese forests and forestry sector, including its history, its total economic value, current threats and opportunities and future challenges, namely the need to incorporate more planning and technology in forest management practices. The methodological approach of analysing the forestry sector in... more...
Comprehensive Evaluation of Effective Biomass Resource Utilization and Optimal Environmental PoliciesSpringer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 46.80
This book adopts a linear optimization method and introduces a dynamic optimization simulation model for analyzing synthetic environmental policies as endogenous variables in order to improve the environment and provide more biomass energy. The model considers both the total ecological system and the socio-economic situational changes. The purpose... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 46.80
Examining non-technological innovations for environmentally and socially-friendly transport, this book provides the reader with a better understanding of this often overlooked topic. It features four illustrative case studies, and presents a concise review of the core transport modes (road, rail and marine transport). Transport companies are compelled... more...