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- Thorogood Publishing 2007; US$ 38.95
The 'environment' embraces many disciplines - ecology, law, physics, chemistry, biology, environmental health, toxicology, genetic engineering and radiology. The book fills a need for an authoritative yet accessible source of reference which expertly summarises the legal, scientific, economic and social issues. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 118.43
This book offers insights on the effects of rapid climate change at the poles, one of which is that ecosystems adapted to polar environments are likely to be vulnerable as the climate warms. The editors recognize the outstanding contribution of Marine Biology. more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 69.94
Today, environmental security is a socially compelling issue. As a historian, the author shows that the connection between environment and security did not originate with the end of the Cold War. Rather, environmental concerns related to security policy were already evident in 1970. Then as now, international environmental problems that... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 136.95 US$ 118.69
This book explains ways that ecological science can be applied to solving some of the most crucial problems facing our world today. A major theme is how resources can be effectively managed and exploited in as near a sustainable manner as possible. The author draws together, in a single volume, major topics in environmental and resource management... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 107.67
Based on new insights on sustainable development, this book provides pragmatic approaches for economic policies and implementation, in addition to institutional reform. Topics include trade, poverty, recognition and factor limitations. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 96.90
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) has become the recognized instrument to assess the ecological burdens and human health impacts connected with the complete life cycle (creation, use, end-of-life) of products, processes and activities, enabling the assessor to model the entire system from which products are derived or in which processes and activities operate.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 71.95
The new edition of this popular student text offers an engaging introduction to environmental study. It covers the entire breadth of the environmental sciences, providing concise, non-technical explanations of physical processes and systems and the effects of human activities. In this second edition the scientific background to major environmental... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 193.00
The environment inflames passions in people on all points of the political spectrum. Controversies over such issues as the rise of cancer in industrialized countries, climate change, and urban sprawl have skyrocketed as we recognize the impact that humans have on the environment. Many people become immersed in these controversies at a local level... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 257.35
The author is to be congratulated on her efforts and perseverance in undertaking this research, and Springer for making the material available in this book format. I commend the information to all who live close to or around the Becher Point wetlands and the whole study as a model for wetland science globally. Peter Bridgewater Secretary General Ramsar... more...