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  • Assessment of Carbon Footprint in Different Industrial Sectors, Volume 1by

    Springer Singapore 2014; US$ 129.00

    Written by experts in the field, this is the first volume focusing on carbon labeling and product carbon footprints (PCFs). It highlights the PCFs in eight consumer industries, analyzes their impact, and introduces eco-functional methods to reduce them. more...

  • Protecting New Jersey's Environmentby Thomas Belton

    Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 23.95

    In Protecting New Jersey's Environment, critical environmental concerns translate into real human interest stories about people and their surroundings in the state -- a critical site for the growth of environmentalism. The book explores the science underpinning environmental issues and the public policy infighting that goes undocumented behind... more...

  • Conservation Tourismby R. C. Buckley

    CABI 2010; US$ 125.00

    The effects of tourism on the ecology and natural environment of tourist destinations are hotly debated and research has expanded in the field of ecotourism and sustainability. This book considers the positive contributions that tourism can make to the conservation of global biodiversity by reviewing and analysing the economic and political contributions... more...

  • River City and Valley Lifeby Christopher J. Castaneda; Lee M. A. Simpson

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2013; US$ 27.95

    Often referred to as ?the Big Tomato,? Sacramento is a city whose makeup is significantly more complex than its agriculture-based sobriquet implies. In River City and Valley Life, seventeen contributors reveal the major transformations to the natural and built environment that have shaped Sacramento and its suburbs, residents, politics, and economics... more...

  • An Environmental History of New York's North Countryby Glenn R. Harris

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95

    This book is a historical narrative on northern New York that takes into account the role of environmental conservation in an often neglected and remote region of the United States. more...

  • The Lakes of Pontchartrainby Robert W Hastings

    University Press of Mississippi 2009; US$ 40.00

    A vital and volatile part of the New Orleans landscape and lifestyle, the Lake Pontchartrain Basin actually contains three major bodies of water--Lakes Borgne, Pontchartrain, and Maurepas. These make up the Pontchartrain estuary. Robert W. Hastings provides a thorough examination of the historical and environmental research on the basin, with emphasis... more...

  • New Jersey's Environmentsby Neil Maher

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 23.95

    Americans often think of New Jersey as an environmental nightmare. As seen from its infamous turnpike, which is how many travelers experience the Garden State, it is difficult not to be troubled by the wealth of industrial plants, belching smokestacks, and hills upon hills of landfills. Yet those living and working in New Jersey often experience... more...

  • Energy Metropolisby Martin V. Melosi; Joseph A. Pratt

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2007; US$ 29.95

    Houston's meteoric rise from a bayou trading post to the world's leading oil supplier owes much to its geography, geology, and climate: the large natural port of Galveston Bay, the lush subtropical vegetation, the abundance of natural resources. But the attributes that have made it attractive for industry, energy, and urban development have also... more...

  • The Big Muddyby Christopher Morris

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 25.99

    In The Big Muddy, the first long-term environmental history of the Mississippi, Christopher Morris offers a brilliant tour across five centuries as he illuminates the interaction between people and the landscape, from early hunter-gatherer bands to present-day industrial and post-industrial society. Morris shows that when Hernando de Soto arrived at... more...

  • Remaking Bostonby Anthony N. Penna; Conrad Edick Wright

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2009; US$ 28.95

    Since its settlement in 1630, Boston, its harbor, and outlying regions have witnessed a monumental transformation at the hands of humans and by nature. Remaking Boston chronicles many of the events that altered the physical landscape of Boston, while also offering multidisciplinary perspectives on the environmental history of one of America's oldest... more...