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- 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 coverage... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 234.00
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 2009; US$ 292.00
The term "sustainability" has entered the common vernacular, and it is routinely tossed around in the news, on talk shows, and in discussions of environmental, political, and economic policies. But what exactly does the term mean in its various usages? What is encompassed within the sprawling subject of sustainability? 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...
- University Press of Mississippi 2009; US$ 40.00
A vital and volatile part of the New Orleans landscape and lifestyle, the Lake Pontchartrain Basin actually contains three major bodies of water--Lakes Borgne, Pontchartrain, and Maurepas. These make up the Pontchartrain estuary. Robert W. Hastings provides a thorough examination of the historical and environmental research on the basin, with emphasis... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 50.00
This publication includes key environmental indicators endorsed by OECD Environment Ministers and the broader OECD Core Set of environmental indicators. It contributes to measuring environmental performance and progress towards sustainable development. Organised by issues such as climate change, air pollution, biodiversity, waste or water... 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...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 126.00
The OECD Environmental Outlook provides projections to 2020 of environmental pressures from key economic sectors (agriculture, forestry, fishery, transport, energy and selected industry sectors) and changes in the state of the environment for selected environmental issues (freshwater, biodiversity, climate change, air quality and waste). Cross-sectoral... more...