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  • Glaciers of the Karakoram Himalayaby Kenneth Hewitt

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    The Karakoram contains the greatest concentration of glaciers and most of the largest ice masses outside high latitudes. They comprise major stores and sources of fresh water in an otherwise extreme, continental, dry region. As many as 200 million people living downstream, in the valleys of the Indus and Yarkand Rivers, depend on melt waters from snow... more...

  • When the Bough Breaks...by Laura Thomas; Lloyd Timberlake

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Comparative Perspectives on Environmental Politics and Issuesby Robert A. Dibie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book presents tools and concepts about environmental policies in several developed and developing countries. It explores a broad survey of ecological modernization theory, ecological feminism theory, environmental justice theory, the concept of sustainability, and research on environmental policies. Data were collected through surveys, interviews,... more...

  • Rethinking Environmental Historyby Alf Hornborg; J. R. McNeill; Joan Martinez-Alier

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 43.99

    This exciting new reader in environmental history provides a framework for understanding the relations between ecosystems and world-systems over time. Alf Hornborg, J. R. McNeill, and Joan Martinez-Alier have brought together a group of the foremost writers from the social, historical, and geographical sciences to provide an overview of the ecological... more...

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

    Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 18.30

    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...

  • Global Environmental Changeby R. E. Hester; R. M. Harrison; John T. Houghton

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2002; US$ 56.00

    Few people today are unaware of the far-reaching effects of global environmental change, and it is now generally accepted that human activities are the root cause of the changes in climate. Global Environmental Change provides a balanced overview of the problems associated with global warming. Commencing with a chapter on the evidence for global warming... more...

  • Foundations of the Earthby H.H. Shugart

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    “Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth?? God asks Job in the “Whirlwind Speech,? but Job cannot reply. This passage—which some environmentalists and religious scholars treat as a “green? creation myth—drives H. H. Shugart?s extraordinary investigation, in which he uses verses from God?s speech to Job to explore the planetary system,... more...

  • Rioby Caroline Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    The interdisciplinary collection of essays investigates whether UNCED and its output were appropriate for averting global environmental and developmental catastrophe. The intellectual debate inside and outside UNCED has been dominated by powerful entrenched interests which marginalise rival interpretations of the crisis and block possible alternative... more...

  • Renaturierung der südlichen Drewitzer Nuthewiesen: Naturschutzfachliche Kontrolle und neue Empfehlungenby Christine Arndt

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 38.94

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Nuthe ist ein brandenburgischer Fluss, der inmitten von Potsdam in die Havel mündet. Insbesondere im Unterlauf ist die Nuthe stark begradigt und eingedeicht, weshalb sie hier einem Kanal ähnelt. Da in den letzten Jahrzehnten der Abfluss und somit der Grundwasserstand in den angrenzenden Wiesen stetig gesunken ist, wurde beschlossen,... more...

  • Kavango-Zambeziby Ralph Kadel; Pietro Sutera; Nicole Sutera

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 26.48

    Im August 2011 war es soweit: Nach Jahren der Gespräche und Verhandlungen unterzeichneten fünf afrikanische Staatspräsidenten einen Vertrag zur Bildung des Kavango-Zambezi-Naturparks, um ihn ? mit einer Fläche der Größe Schwedens ? zum größten grenzübergreifenden Naturschutzgebiet der Welt zu machen. Der Park, kurz KaZa genannt, steht für die Vision... more...