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  • "Unsere Erde gibt es nur einmal".by Henning Kaul; Hans Zehetmair

    Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 18.58

    Hauptbeschreibung Das erste Umweltministerium in Europa entstand im Jahr 1970 in Bayern. Der damalige Ministerpräsident Dr. Alfons Goppel reagierte damit auf "die Bedrohungen unserer Lebensgrundlagen durch die zunehmende Technisierung der Welt und den unkontrollierten Egoismus des Einzelnen" und wollte fortan die Lebensgrundlagen für künftige Generationen... more...

  • The 100 Day Action Plan to Save the Planetby William S. Becker

    St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 23.99

    When the 44th President of the United States is elected, he will face urgent crises on three major fronts: the American economy, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the growing threat to the world environment caused by climate change. This short, powerful book shows the way forward: a clear action plan for the new President?s first 100 days,... more...

  • 2030 The Coming Tumultby Richard Mosey

    Algora Publishing 2009; US$ 29.95

    The short-term benefits of unlimited growth are driving the American economic and social model right off a cliff. The author shows how corporations drown out scientists and global elites prosper during economic collapse. He explores the role of monotheistic religions in abetting population growth and downplaying human agency in the current unprecedented... more...

  • A-Z of the Environmentby Jeremy Stranks

    Thorogood Publishing 2007; US$ 38.95

    The 'environment' embraces many disciplines - ecology, law, physics, chemistry, biology, environmental health, toxicology, genetic engineering and radiology. The book fills a need for an authoritative yet accessible source of reference which expertly summarises the legal, scientific, economic and social issues. more...

  • The A to Z of Environmentalismby Peter Dauvergne

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99

    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...

  • The A to Z of the Green Movementby Miranda Schreurs; Elim Papadakis

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99

    The A to Z of the Green Movement provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of green parties and movements, green issues, and green concepts. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on countries in the world where green parties or proto-parties have formed, green... more...

  • Adaptation and Evolution in Marine Environments, Volume 1by Guido di Prisco; Cinzia Verde

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    The poles undergo climate changes exceeding those in the rest of the world in terms of their speed and extent, and have a key role in modulating the climate of the Earth. Ecosystems adapted to polar environments are likely to become vulnerable to climate changes. Their responses allow us to analyse and foresee the impact of changes at lower latitudes.... more...

  • Adaptive and Maladaptive Aspects of Developmental Stressby Giovanni Laviola; Simone Macrì

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    Since the very early stages of life, we all experience some form of stress. Stressors can be mild to severe and can range from unsuccessfully longing for maternal milk in infancy, to recklessly wiggling on a motorbike to be on time to watch the NBA finals on TV, to breaking up a relationship. All those events that we call “stress” have the... more...

  • Advances in Earth Observation of Global Changeby Emilio Chuvieco; Jonathan Li; Xiaojun Yang

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    Global Change studies are increasingly being considered a vital source of information to understand the Earth Environment, in particular in the framework of human-induced climate change and land use transformation. Satellite Earth Observing systems provide a unique tool to monitor those changes. While the range of applications and innovative techniques... more...

  • Africa & the Middle Eastby Kevin Hillstrom

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 65.00

    This work provides an overview of the environmental issues, problems, and controversies facing the continent of Africa and the Middle East. It explores the impact global pollution and a burgeoning population are having on landscape and wildlife alike. more...