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- LSU Press 2014; US$ 38.00
In the post--World War II era, Louisiana's coastal wetlands underwent an industrial transformation that placed the region at the center of America's energy-producing corridor. By the twenty-first century the Louisiana Gulf Coast supplied nearly one-third of America's oil and gas, accounted for half of the country's refining capacity, and contributed... more...
- Springer Singapore 2014; US$ 95.61
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...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 18.99
The Mississippi Valley has been a place where the battle between water and land has been a constant for centuries. It has shaped the relationship between its inhabitants and their environment long before Hurricane Katrina, though of course these events have put the topic in the headlines and made this the preeminent issue shaping the region today.... more...
- 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...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2004; US$ 28.95
Every city has an environmental story, perhaps none so dramatic as Pittsburgh's. Founded in a river valley blessed with enormous resources-three strong waterways, abundant forests, rich seams of coal-the city experienced a century of exploitation and industrialization that degraded and obscured the natural environment to a horrific degree. Pittsburgh... more...
- 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 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...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 34.95
This succinct book gives an intimate view of the day-to-day functioning of a remarkable river that has figured prominently in history and culture?the Hudson, a main artery connecting New York, America, and the world. Writing for a wide audience, David Strayer distills the large body of scientific information about the river into a non-technical overview... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 27.95
In New Jersey?s Environments , historians, policy-makers, and earth scientists use a case study approach to uncover the causes and consequences of decisions regarding land use, resources, and conservation. Nine essays consider topics ranging from solid waste and wildlife management to the effects of sprawl on natural disaster preparedness.... more...