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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 68.95
Assessing the vulnerability of human populations to global environmental change, particularly climate change, is now the main imperative of research and international action. However, much of the research into vulnerability is not designed to feed directly into decision making and policy, creating a gap between the knowledge created by researchers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Environmental Change and Foreign Policy: Theory and Practice and its companion volume, Climate Change and Foreign Policy: Case Studies from East to West , examine and explain the role of foreign policy politics, processes and institutions in efforts to protect the environment and natural resources. They seek to highlight international efforts to... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 274.94
This heavily-illustrated book on research results on landslide disaster mitigation in Three Gorges Reservoir consists of three parts: Regional properties of landslides in this area; case studies for typical landslides; new methodologies applied in this area. 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...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99
Air pollution in Tehran has become a major problem in recent years, due to the geographical position of the town, industries, and traffic. Most private and public vehicles are old and have no emission control systems. The Municipality of Tehran and the Department of Environment have started several actions to reduce pollution, with communication activities... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99
The A to Z of Environmentalism is a paperback edition of the Historical Dictionary of Environmentalism. It strategically skips across issues, concepts, time, organizations, and cultures, not with any pretense of producing a definitive dictionary but rather with the aim of producing an inclusive, wide-ranging, and global history of environmentalism.... more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 167.95 US$ 145.56
Meeting the needs of upper level students, this book treats global environmental problems as complex issues with a network of human and biophysical causes. Each chapter interlinks human demands on the Earth's resources to natural biophysical change - not simply a 'cause and effect' treatment of global issues and environmental change Includes... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 144.00 US$ 131.04
In order to preserve this world for future generations, we must strive for sustainable development a development that meets the needs of the present generation without compromising options and resources for future generations to meet their own needs. However, some scientists suspect that recent large floods, heat waves and drought in Central... 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...