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- 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$ 36.99
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
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
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
"[O]ffers more than 100 A-to-Z entries on various controversial environmental topics, with a table of contents and a guide to related topics to aid discovery. The entires are concise, between two to four pages long, but they are informative, offering contextual and historical overviews, legal background, examples of local incidents and events, and... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 292.00
This expansive encyclopedia breaks new ground, giving definition and focus to an urgent and much-talked-about topic that is extraordinarily wide ranging and all too often misunderstood. As the first major reference work in its field, the three comprehensive volumes span the entire scope of sustainability from ecological concepts to financial concerns... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 60.00
OECD's comprehensive review of Greece's environmental programs and policies, covering air and water management, nature and biodiversity, sustainable development, the environment-economy interface, the environment-social interface, and international commitments. The review includes relevant statistical information as well as a series of recommendations... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 63.00
This book presents the results of a peer review of the Czech Republic's environmental policies and programmes. It systematically covers air, water, and waste management; nature and biodiversity management; the environmental/economic interface; the enviornmental/social interface; and international co-operation. It includes extensive... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; Not Available
Sustainable Production Consumption Systems brings together a set of designed case studies intended to provide a more in-depth understanding of challenges and opportunities in bringing knowledge and actions closer together for the sustainable management of specific production and consumption systems. The case study approach enabled researchers to engage... more...