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  • Leopold?s Shack and Ricketts?s Labby Michael Lannoo

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    Aldo Leopold and Ed Ricketts are giants in the history of environmental awareness. They were born ten years and only about 200 miles apart and died within weeks of each other in 1948. Yet they never met and they didn't read each other's work. This illuminating book reveals the full extent of their profound and parallel influence both on science and... more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviewsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 60.00

    This 2009 review of Ireland's environmental conditions and policies evaluates progress in reducing the pollution burden, improving natural resource management, integrating environmental and economic policies, and strengthening international co-operation. The analyses presented are supported by a broad range of economic and environmental data. more...

  • Private Environmental Regimes in Developing Countriesby Ralph H. Espach

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 80.00

    This book assesses the recent growth and future prospects of private transnational environmental certification and standards regimes. Regimes of this type have proliferated in the last 20 years as businesses and environmental groups have sought to replace, or improve upon, traditional inter-governmental conventions and treaties. Recent theory and research... more...

  • Environmental Politics and Deliberative Democracyby Karin Backstrand; Jamil Khan; Annica Kronsell

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    This book argues that in academic inquiry and policy practice there has been a deliberative turn, manifested in a revitalized interest in deliberative democracy coupled with calls for novel forms of public-private governance. more...

  • Good News for a Changeby David Suzuki; Holly Dressel

    Greystone Books 2009; US$ 15.99

    The litany of environmental bad news rapid extinction of species, pollution, depleted food sources can be overwhelming, but there's hope too. In this thoughtful look at what?s happening behind the grim headlines, authors David Suzuki and Holly Dressel show that thousands of individuals, groups, and businesses are already changing their ways.... more...

  • Sweden and Ecological Governanceby Lennart Lundqvist

    Manchester University Press 2004; US$ 74.95

    This is about policies and strategies for ecologically rational governance and uses the Swedish case study to ask whether it is possible to move form a traditional environmental policy to a broad, integrated pursuit of sustainable development, as illustra more...

  • Der barrierefreie Naturerlebnispfadby Alexandra Feilen

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 48.26

    Am Beispiel des ehemaligen Campingplatzes "Zur Wackenmühle" in der Gemeinde Rehlingen-Siersburg, Ortsteil Hemmersdorf, wurde als Teil eines Ökokontoprojekts ein touristisches Nutzungskonzept in Form einer besucherlenkenden Maßnahme durch einen Naturerlebnispfad erarbeitet. Begleitend hierzu hat die an der Wackenmühle durchgeführte Umfrage gezeigt,... more...

  • EMASby Raiko Fuhrmann

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.04

    EMAS ist die Kurzbezeichnung für Eco-Management and Audit Scheme. Mit EMAS wurde von der Europäischen Union ein Umweltmanagement- und Umweltprüfungssystem geschaffen, das Organisationen seit 1995 auf freiwilliger Basis ein Instrument bietet, mit dem sie ihren eigenen Beitrag zum Umweltschutz leisten und ihr ökologisches Image verbessern können. Gleichzeitig... more...

  • Low Carbon Communitiesby Michael Peters; Shane Fudge; Tim Jackson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Community action is a vital strategy in the fight against climate change and has increasingly informed government policy, academic inquiry and grassroots action over the last decade. This timely and engaging volume explores both the promise of community-based action in tackling climate change and some of its limitations. On the one hand, community-based... more...

  • The Cost of Environmental Degradationby Lelia Croitoru; Maria Sarraf

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 19.99

    How much is a cleaner environment worth? For policy makers, that question goes largely unanswered. It's not that the environment is seen as unimportant. It's simply much easier to compare the costs and benefits of tangible projects such as airports and electrical grids, than it is to weigh the merits of a landfill cleanup. Over the past decades,... more...