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  • Animal Law and Welfare - International Perspectivesby Deborah Cao; Steven White

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    Thisbook focuseson animal laws and animal welfare in major jurisdictions in the world,including the more developed legal regimes for animal protection of the US, UK,Australia, the EU and Israel, and the regulatory regimes still developing inChina, South Africa, and Brazil. It offers in-depth analyses and discussions oftopical and important issues in... more...

  • IT Solutions for the Smart Gridby Tobias Brandt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 79.99

    Tobias Brandt outlines how information technology (IT) can be used tointegrate sustainable energy technologies into existing infrastructures. Thetopic is approached from micro, meso, as well as macro perspectives. He firstdescribes how IT artifacts can be used to manage renewable energy sources andenergy storage devices in individual households and... more...

  • Contemporary Issues in Environmental Lawby Yumiko Nakanishi

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book presents a variety of articles on contemporary issues in environmental law by eminent university professors of environmental law, international public law, European Union law, and comparative law in Europe and Japan. It is the first book in the field of environmental law based on the results of international conferences and research activities... more...

  • Pro-environmental Behaviorsby Kiyo Kurisu

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 99.00

    This book offers a much-needed practical and conceptual guide for various pro-environmental behaviors. Written by an expert in both the environmental psychology and engineering fields, the book presents an overview of various pro-environmental behaviors (Chapter 1), the psychological background of behaviors (Chapters 2 and 3), how to survey and understand... more...

  • Life Cycle and Sustainability of Abrasive Toolsby Barbara Linke

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This monograph focuses on abrasive tools for grinding, polishing, honing, and lapping operations. The book describes the life cycle of abrasive tools from raw material processing of abrasive grits and bonding, manufacturing of monolithic or multi-layered tools, tool use to tool end-of-life. Moreover, this work highlights sustainability challenges including... more...

  • Climate Change in Cyprusby Theodoros Zachariadis

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book providesa concise overview of facts and projections aboutclimate change in Cyprus and its region until the end of the 21st century. Climate change is expected to have adverse effects in Mediterranean Europe ? the most serious compared to other European regions. Being an island state with a semi-arid climate in the Eastern Mediterranean,... more...

  • Mapping Transition in the Pamirsby Hermann Kreutzmann; Teiji Watanabe

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    By emphasizing on the Pamir region a comprehensive overviewof path-dependent and recent developments in a remote mountain region isprovided in this book. Overall neglect in the mountainous periphery iscontrasted by shifting the centre of attention to the Pamirssituated at the interface between South and Central Asia. From colonialtimes... more...

  • America?s Most Sustainable Cities and Regionsby John W. Day; Charles Hall; Eric Roy; Matthew Moerschbaecher; Christopher D'Elia; David Pimentel; Alejandro Yez-Arancibia

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 27.99

    This book takes you on a unique journey through American history, taking time to consider the forces that shaped the development of various cities and regions, and arrives at an unexpected conclusion regarding sustainability. From the American Dream to globalization to the digital and information revolutions, we assume that humans have taken control... more...

  • Green Fashionby Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu; Miguel Angel Gardetti

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book details the crux of green fashion, addressing various environmental aspects and discussing the importance of sustainable fashion in the apparel industry. It addresses various important topics such as Relationship marketing in green fashion, Animal Ethics and Welfare in the Fashion and Lifestyle Industries, Green Flame retardants, etc.   ... more...

  • Plant Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge for Food Securityby Romesh Kumar Salgotra; Bharat Bhushan Gupta

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 159.00

    With exponentially increasing population across the globe and shrinking resources, the concern of food security is looming large over the world community. To catch up with the fierce pace of growth in all the sectors of development, ensuring uninhibited availability of food resources is a prime agenda. The growing global demand for food, feed, fiber... more...