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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$ 96.90
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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 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 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...