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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 2014; US$ 129.00
Carbon footprint is one of the important environmental impacts, which has received greater attention from the public, government and media. It is one of the important topics of even any government?s agenda as well and every nation is trying its best to reduce its carbon footprint to the maximum possible extent. Every company would like to reduce the... more...
- 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...
- Lyons Press 2012; US$ 23.99
?The historic Hudson River Valley is unquestionably one of America?s most storied places, but over the years it had been much abused. Now, as Roger Stone tells us in The Mightier Hudson,, communities up and down the river are creatively using its natural and cultural resources to build a new economy designed to sustain both those resources and the... more...
- UNP - Bison Original 2012; US$ 24.95
Ray A. March, the author of several nonfiction books, is a career journalist and cofounder and editor of the Modoc Independent News . He is also the cofounder of Modoc Forum, a nonprofit perpetuating an awareness of rural life through literature and the arts. 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$ 26.95
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 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...