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  • 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...

  • Greening in the Red Zoneby Keith G. Tidball; Marianne E. Krasny

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    Creation and access to green spaces promotes individual human health, especially in therapeutic contexts among those suffering traumatic events. But what of the role of access to green space and the act of creating and caring for such places in promoting social health and well-being? Greening in the Red Zone asserts that creation and access to green... more...

  • Time's Up!by Keith Farnish

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 10.49

    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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 139.00

    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...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviewsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 70.00

    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...

  • Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes: Peer Reviews: Malta 2013: Phase twoby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 50.00

    This report contains the "Phase 2: Implementation of the Standard in Practice" review for Malta, as well as a revised version of the "Phase 1: Legal and Regulatory Framework review" already released for this jurisdiction. The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes is the multilateral framework... more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviewsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 84.00

    This report is the first OECD review of South Africa?s environmental performance. It has been carried out as part of the OECD dialogue with South Africa as Key Partner. The report evaluates South Africa's progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on policies that provide incentives to protect South Africa's exceptionally... more...

  • Green Householdsby Klaas Jan Noorman; Ton Schoot Uiterkamp

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Households are one of the main sources of waste and of other environmental impacts. This is a study of domestic consumption. Drawing on empirical research largely from The Netherlands, it takes households as consumer units and examines the entire household metabolism. This includes the way domestic demand can influence where and how goods and services... more...

  • Oceans and Human Healthby Robert E. Bowen; Michael H. Depledge; Cinnamon P. Carlarne; Lora E. Fleming

    Wiley 2014; US$ 82.50

    Human health and well-being are tied to the vitality of the global ocean and coastal systems on which so many live and rely.  We engage with these extraordinary environments to enhance both our health and our well-being.  But, we need to recognize that introducing contaminants and otherwise altering these ocean systems can harm human health... more...

  • Clean Greenby Caroline Leslie

    Caroline Leslie 2014; US$ 9.99

    Discover Easy Ways To Replace Your 'Normal' Household Cleaning Products That Are Laced With Toxic Chemicals If you truly want to improve the health of your home and family, International Author & Entrepreneur Caroline Leslie will show you how. Written in a fun, factual and easy-to-follow manner, Clean Green will not only teach you how to become... more...