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- Black & White Publishing 2015; US$ 1.43
**Introductory offer price** Telling Tales is a nostalgic and beautifully written account of growing up on a small family farm which vividly evokes a way of life that, although so recent, is now all but forgotten. For Jane Yeadon, growing up on a farm in the north of Scotland in the 1950s was at times idyllic – but it could also be incredibly... more...
- Springer Japan 2015; US$ 129.00
This book draws upon case studies and practices of different types of DRR involvement by the private sector from all over the world. The book comprises two parts, Part I: Overview and Regional Cases; and Part II: Country Cases. The regional cases include those from Africa, Asia, Europe, and Central America, and the country cases include ones from... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
More than 40 years after the United States launched bold efforts to curb pollution and waste, American environmental management has stalled. Drawing extensively on recent enviornmental science, engineering, regulatory agency data and trade information, American Environmental Policy explores how environmental management in the US has fallen short of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
In an era when pressing environmental problems make collaboration across the divide between sciences and arts and humanities essential, this book presents the results of a collaborative analysis by an anthropologist and a physicist of four key junctures between science, society, and environment.? The first focuses on the systemic bias in science in... more...
- 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...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00
With almost seven billion people occupying Earth, many believe that the world is on the brink of an environmental crisis and catastrophic shortfall of natural resources. As the population continues to swell, scientists and governments all over the world are grappling with questions and concerns. Environment and Natural Resources addresses the problems... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 209.00
Rapid environmental change calls for individuals and societies with an ability to transform our interactions with each other and the ecosystems upon which we depend. Adaptive capacity - the ability of a social-ecological system (or the components of that system) to be robust to disturbances and capable of responding to changes - is increasingly recognized... more...
- United Nations University Press 2009; US$ 36.00
The State of the Environment in Asia 2006/2007 is the fourth in a series of publications on Asias environmental landscape. Originally published in Japanese as Ajia Kankyo Hakusho 2006/2007, this English-translated edition serves as an indispensible source of information on the Asian environment and offers pertinent commentaries on such wide-ranging... more...
- Springer Fachmedien 2008; US$ 99.00
- Springer 2011; US$ 89.99
Mit Blick auf einen nachhaltigen Konsum eröffnen elektronische Handelsplattformen neue Spielräume. In dem Band werden die Ergebnisse einer empirischen Studie vorgestellt, für die das Kauf- und Verkaufsverhalten, die Motivationen sowie die mit dem Online-Handel verbundenen Umweltauswirkungen erhoben wurden. Am Beispiel von eBay zeigt die Untersuchung... more...