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- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
Introduces readers to the movement, which arose in the United States in the late 1800s in response to the nation's dwindling forests and the pollution caused by a greater number of factories. This useful book also details how environmentalism has become a global effort, led by organizations such as Greenpeace and the World Wildlife Fund. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Environmental Policy Integration (EPI) is an innovative policy principle designed to deliver sustainable development. This book explores its conceptualization and implementation, drawing upon a set of interlinked case studies of the most common implementing instruments and the varied experience of applying them in six OECD states and the EU. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 68.95
Assessing the vulnerability of human populations to global environmental change, particularly climate change, is now the main imperative of research and international action. However, much of the research into vulnerability is not designed to feed directly into decision making and policy, creating a gap between the knowledge created by researchers... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 63.00
This edition of OECD's periodic review of Turkey's enivromental policy find that Turkey has achieved consolidation of environmental progress and its environmental legislation is increasingly incorporating the EU environmental aquis. But pollution, energy, and resource intensities still need to be reduced and environmentally related health problems... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Environmental Change and Foreign Policy: Theory and Practice and its companion volume, Climate Change and Foreign Policy: Case Studies from East to West , examine and explain the role of foreign policy politics, processes and institutions in efforts to protect the environment and natural resources. They seek to highlight international efforts to... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 19.95
No one likes listening to smug hippies bragging about how they don't use toilet paper, or worse yet, lecturing about the evils of plastic bags and SUVs. But most of us do want to lessen our ecological footprint. With this in mind, Farquharson takes on the intense personal challenge of making one green change to her lifestyle every single day for a... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 299.00
This heavily-illustrated book on research results on landslide disaster mitigation in Three Gorges Reservoir consists of three parts: Regional properties of landslides in this area; case studies for typical landslides; new methodologies applied in this area. more...
- IOS Press 2009; US$ 189.00
These proceedings cover 84 papers, presented earlier at the ?Remote Sensing for a Changing Europe? symposium held in Istanbul, Turkey (2-7 June 2008). Technical presentations were on all fields of geoinformation and remote sensing, but especially on the following topics: geoinformation and remote sensing, new sensors and instruments, image processing... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 383.00
At the heart of environmental protection is risk assessment: the likelihood of pollution from accidents; the likelihood of problems from normal and abnormal operation of industrial processes; the likely impacts associated with new synthetic chemicals; and so on. Currently, risk assessment has been very much in the news--the risks from BSE and E. coli,... more...