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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 215.00
Nowhere is the connection between society and the environment more evident and potentially more harmful for the future of the world than in Asia. In recent decades, rapid development of Asian countries with very large populations has led to an unprecedented increase in environmental problems such as air and water pollution, solid and hazardous wastes,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95
Provides students with an in-depth historic and contemporary understanding of the causes, magnitude and implications of the different types of environmental crises in the countries of the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95
The present and future state of the environment gives rise to ever increasing concern, but much less is known as yet about the past: the damage that has been done since, and by, the Industrial Revolution; how far our predecessors were aware of it; the steps they took; and the gradual development of a wider concern for the state of the world and our... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 21.99
New from Smithsonian Books, After the Ice is an eye-opening look at the winners and losers in the high-stakes story of Arctic transformation, from nations to native peoples to animals and the very landscape itself. Author Alun Anderson explores the effects of global warming amid new geopolitical rivalries, combining science, business, politics, and... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99
“Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth?? God asks Job in the “Whirlwind Speech,? but Job cannot reply. This passage—which some environmentalists and religious scholars treat as a “green? creation myth—drives H. H. Shugart?s extraordinary investigation, in which he uses verses from God?s speech to Job to explore the planetary system,... more...
Renaturierung der südlichen Drewitzer Nuthewiesen: Naturschutzfachliche Kontrolle und neue EmpfehlungenDiplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 37.29
Hauptbeschreibung Die Nuthe ist ein brandenburgischer Fluss, der inmitten von Potsdam in die Havel mündet. Insbesondere im Unterlauf ist die Nuthe stark begradigt und eingedeicht, weshalb sie hier einem Kanal ähnelt. Da in den letzten Jahrzehnten der Abfluss und somit der Grundwasserstand in den angrenzenden Wiesen stetig gesunken ist, wurde beschlossen,... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 25.36
Im August 2011 war es soweit: Nach Jahren der Gespräche und Verhandlungen unterzeichneten fünf afrikanische Staatspräsidenten einen Vertrag zur Bildung des Kavango-Zambezi-Naturparks, um ihn ? mit einer Fläche der Größe Schwedens ? zum größten grenzübergreifenden Naturschutzgebiet der Welt zu machen. Der Park, kurz KaZa genannt, steht für die Vision... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 59.95
In the context of massive environmental problems in Southeast Asia, the countries in the region have decided -- at least in some instances -- to create regimes to solve these problems jointly. This empirical observation is surprising, given the Southeast Asian countries' general reluctance to regional cooperation, the governance and budgetary constraints... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 65.00
This volume is an overview of the environmental issues, problems, and controversies facing Latin America and the Caribbean - from the tip of South America to the Windward Islands. It provides a chronology of important dates in the environmental history of Central and South America. more...
- IOS Press 2009; US$ 189.00
These proceedings cover 84 papers, presented earlier at the ?Remote Sensing for a Changing Europe? symposium held in Istanbul, Turkey (2-7 June 2008). Technical presentations were on all fields of geoinformation and remote sensing, but especially on the following topics: geoinformation and remote sensing, new sensors and instruments, image processing... more...