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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- UNP - Bison Original 2012; US$ 24.95
The thin ribbon of the Carmel River is just thirty-six miles long and no wider in most places than a child can throw a stone. It is the primary water supply for the ever-burgeoning presence of tourists, agriculture, and industry on California?s Monterey Peninsula. It is also one of the top ten endangered rivers in North America. The river?s story,... 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...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.49
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...
- 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...
- 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...