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  • Ecosytems and Sustainable Development VIby E. Tiezzi; J.C. Marques; C. A. Brebbia; S.E. Jorgensen

    WIT Press 2007; US$ 390.00

    Combining sciences and thoughts is essential for the sustainability of ecosystems as well as for understanding human life. Ecology, economics, chemistry, physics, climatology, informatics are pieces to be put together in order to compose the transdisciplinary picture of our complex world.This Volume contains the proceedings of the Sixth International... more...

  • Ecosytems and Sustainable Development VIIby C. A. Brebbia; E. Tiezzi

    WIT Press 2009; US$ 486.00

    ECOSUD is a challenge for the creation of a new science in line with Prigogine’s statement that "at all levels we observe events associated with the emergence of novelties and narrative elements, which we may associate with the creative power of nature". This is not only a platform to present novel research related to ecological problems... more...

  • International Environmental Issues and the OECD 1950-2000by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 42.00

    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has long been recognised as one of the international community’s premier economic organisations. Less well known is its extensive work and achievements in the field of environment. Written by a former Director of Environment, this book describes the origins and evolution of the Organisation’s... more...

  • Governing the Provision of Ecosystem Servicesby Roldan Muradian; Laura Rival

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    Founded on the core notion that we have reached a turning point in the governance, and thus the conservation, of ecosystems and the environment, this edited volume features more than 20 original chapters, each informed by the paradigm shift in the sector over the last decade. Where once the emphasis was on strategies for conservation, enacted through... more...

  • Global Spinby Sharon Beder

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2002; US$ 14.99

    Global Spin reveals the sophisticated techniques being used around the world by powerful conservative forces to try to change the way the public and politicians think about the environment. Large corporations are using their influence to reshape public opinion, to weaken gains made by environmentalists, and to turn politicians against increased... more...

  • Assessment of Environmental Impact by Grocery Shopping Bagsby Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu; Yi Li

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book reviews the manufacturing processes of different shopping bags used for grocery purposes, life cycle impacts, modelling of life cycle impacts, carbon and eco-footprints in different countries, consumption of shopping bags in different countries, consumer behaviour of shopping bags in various countries and its relation to eco-impact, assessment... more...

  • Preparing for Peak Oil in South Africaby Jeremy J. Wakeford

    Springer 2013; US$ 54.99

    Oil is the lifeblood of modern industrial economies. Petroleum powers virtually all motorized transport, which in turn enables most economic activities and provides mobility for citizens. But oil is a finite resource that is steadily depleting. In the past decade, the phenomenon of global peak oil ? the fact that annual world oil production must at... more...

  • Managing Environments for Leisure and Recreationby Richard Broadhurst

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    Can we balance the needs of the host, the environment and the visitor? Most people live for their leisure, recreation and travel opportunities. Managing Environments for Leisure and Recreation seeks to bring together the different strands of thought that inform the management of settings, for leisure and recreation. The text shows how a positive... more...

  • Institutions in Environmental Managementby Janne Hukkinen

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 193.00

    This work explores the difficulties of solving contemporary environmental problems within existing global institutions. It questions guidelines set out in recent influential policy reports, and suggests new agendas for sustainability, industrial ecology, and institutional reform. Including case studies from the USA, Europe and China, this book investigates... more...

  • Environmental Management in Practice: Vol 3by Paul Compton; Dimitri Devuyst; Luc Hens; Bhaskar Nath

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 516.00

    Volume 3: Managing the Ecosystem focuses on those ecosystems in which human intervention has been or continues to be predominant, specifically within cities and rural areas. more...