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  • The Baltic Sea Basinby Jan Harff; Svante Björck; Peer Hoth

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 259.00

    The product of a special symposium held in 2008, this multidisciplinary volume is the first publication to take a holistic view of a range of aspects relating to the Baltic Sea Basin, including its genesis, structure, ongoing processes and utilisation. more...

  • Environmental Innovation in Chinaby L. XIELIN; D. STRANGWAY; F. ZHIJUN

    WIT Press 2012; US$ 258.00

    China has both the capacity and the need to become a global leader in sustainable development and innovation in environmental technology. Environmental Innovation in China acknowledges many of the mistakes that have been made in the past where economic development has resulted in pollution to land, air and water. More importantly it presents a blueprint... more...

  • Lake Sustainabilityby C.A. BREBBIA; S.E. JORGENSEN

    WIT Press 2012; US$ 198.00

    This book contains extended versions of papers presented at the 1st International Conference on Lake Sustainability held at the Wessex Institute of Technology (WIT) campus in the New Forest. The meeting is a natural link in the chain of sustainability conferences that WIT regularly arranges. more...

  • Earth at Riskby Derrick Jensen; Lierre Keith

    PM Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    The annual conference Earth at Risk: Building a Resistance Movement to Save the Planet features environmental thinkers and activists who are willing to ask the hardest questions about the seriousness of the planet?s situation, and this book presents an impassioned critique of the dominant culture from every angle. Speakers from the conference are... more...

  • Environmental Geomechanicsby Bernard Schrefler; Pierre Delage

    Wiley 2013; US$ 236.00

    This book covers a range of topics that are of increasing importance in engineering practice: natural hazards, pollution, and environmental protection through good practice. The first half of the book deals with natural risk factors, of both natural and human origin, that should be considered: subsidence, accidental infiltration, soil instability,... more...

  • Time's Up!by Keith Farnish

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 9.99

    Describes what our actions are doing to the very things on Earth that we depend on for survival, at scales that we rarely contemplate. It arms us with the tools to free us from the culture that has blinded us for centuries, and which will allow us to live lives that will give the Earth, and ourselves, a future. more...

  • Geotechnics and Heritageby Emilio Bilotta; Alessandro Flora; Stefania Lirer; Carlo Viggiani

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 169.95

    Conservation of monuments and historic sites is one of the most challenging problems facing modern civilization. It involves various cultural, humanistic, social, technical, economical and administrative factors, intertwining in inextricable patterns. The complexity of the topic is such that guidelines or recommendations for intervention techniques... more...

  • Environmental Anthropology Engaging Ecotopiaby Joshua Lockyer; James R. Veteto

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    In order to move global society towards a sustainable "ecotopia," solutions must be engaged in specific places and communities, and the authors here argue for re-orienting environmental anthropology from a problem-oriented towards a solutions-focused endeavor. Using case studies from around the world, the contributors-scholar-activists and activist-practitioners-... more...

  • Solid Waste Recycling and Processingby Marc J. Rogoff

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 147.00

    Solid Waste Recycling and Processing, Second Edition , provides best-practice guidance to solid waste managers and recycling coordinators. The book covers all aspects of solid waste processing, volume reduction, and recycling, encompassing typical recyclable materials (paper, plastics, cans, and organics), construction and demolition debris, electronics,... more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviewsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 49.00

    This report is the third OECD review of Austria?s environmental performance. The report evaluates Austria's progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on chemicals management and climate change adaptation. more...