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  • Beyond Certificationby Scott Poynton

    DoSustainability 2015; US$ 0.00

    In this controversial new book, Scott Poynton, founder of The Forest Trust, makes a compelling case for a new approach to social and environmental problems that goes 'beyond certification'. more...

  • Environmental Scienceby Barbara W. Murck

    Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95

    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...

  • Forestsby Jaboury Ghazoul

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 7.99

    Since the dawn of human civilization, forests have provided us with food, resources, and energy. The history of human development is also one of forest loss and transformation, and yet even in our increasingly urbanized societies we remain surprisingly dependent on forests for a wide range of goods and services. Moreover, forests still retain a remarkable... more...

  • Nanopartikel in aquatischen Systemenby Markus Delay

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 9.99

    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...

  • Handbuch Standardsoftware im betrieblichen Umweltschutzby Horst Junker; Andrea Meyer; Jessica Sangmeister

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2015; US$ 56.19

    Empirische Erhebungen belegen, dass derzeit in der betrieblichen Umweltschutzpraxis - jenseits einiger eigengefertigter Auswertungsprogramme - ein IT-Einsatz in einem nennenswerten Umfang nicht stattfindet. Ein wesentlicher Grund besteht darin, dass einschlägige, am Markt angebotene Softwareprodukte, weitgehend unbekannt sind. Diese Publikation stellt... more...

  • Illusion of Separationby Giles Hutchins

    Floris Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    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...

  • Production, Growth, and the Environmentby William L. Weber

    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...

  • Forest Context and Policies in Portugalby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 189.00

    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 Policiesby Jingjing Yan

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 54.99

    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...

  • Non-technological Innovations for Sustainable Transportby Alexandra Hyard

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99

    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...