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- 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...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 25.00
The New World -- this empty land dazzlingly rich in forests, soils, rainfall, and mineral wealth -- was to represent a new beginning for civilized humanity. Unfortunately, even the best of the European settles had a stronger eye for conquest than for justice. Natives were in the way -- surplus people who must be literally displaced. Now, as ecologist... more...
- Counterpoint 2015; US$ 14.95
In six compelling essays, Wes Jackson lays the foundation for a new farming economy grounded in nature's principles and located in dying small towns and rural communities. Exploding the tenets of industrial agriculture, Jackson seeks to integrate food production with nature in a way that sustains both. His writing is anchored in his work with The... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 23.99
In The Big Muddy, the first long-term environmental history of the Mississippi, Christopher Morris offers a brilliant tour across five centuries as he illuminates the interaction between people and the landscape, from early hunter-gatherer bands to present-day industrial and post-industrial society. Morris shows that when Hernando de Soto arrived at... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 159.00
The aim of this book is to analyse the current development scenario in the Amazon, using Terra Preta de ═ndio as a case study. To do so it is necessary to go back in time, both in the national and international sphere, through the second half of the last century to analyse its trajectory. It will be equally important analyse the current issues regarding... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 159.00
This volume covers a very wide range of topics, including core areas in commutative algebra and also relations to algebraic geometry, algebraic combinatorics, hyperplane arrangements, homological algebra, and string theory. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
To understand China?s climate change policy is not easy, as the country itself is a paradox actor in global climate political economy: it used to take very suspicious stand on the scientific certainty of climate change, butárecently it hasábecome a signatory and firm supporter of the Kyoto Protocol; it stubbornly refuses to accept any emission cutting... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 85.40
When Singapore became a sovereign state in 1965, the fledgling nation faced very similar problems as most other developing countries: high unemployment, low standard of living, and poor environmental conditions. In a scant four decades, it has become the 6th wealthiest country in the world in terms of per capita GDP and has managed its environment... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 159.00
In recent years, especially with the approach of the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris in late 2015, the number of publications, conferences and meetings on climate change has been growing exponentially. Yet uncertainties remain concerning rural tropical areas where... more...