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Environmental protection

  • Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, Second Editionby Raymond N. Yong; Catherine N. Mulligan; Masaharu Fukue

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95

    In the seven years since the publication of the first edition of Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, the combination of population growth and increased exploitation of renewable and non-renewable natural resources has added increased stresses on the quality and health of the geoenvironment. This is especially true when viewed... more...

  • Geschichte unserer Umweltby Verena Winiwarter; Hans-Rudolf Bork

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 66.45

    Zwischen Anbetung und Ausbeutung: Das sind die beiden Pole, zwischen denen das Verhältnis von Mensch und Natur seit jeher geschwankt hat. Denn schon seit frühester Zeit haben wir unsere Umwelt beeinflusst, geformt und verändert. Von den frühen Gesellschaften als Jäger und Sammler über den ersten Ackerbau bis hin zur Industrialisierung, zu Atomkraftwerken... 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...

  • Was ist die Erde wert?by Pascal Kreuder

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 28.65

    Was ist die Erde wert? Nicht erst seit der Debatte über die Auswirkungen des Klimawandels und der Postwachstumsgesellschaft seit der Jahrtausendwende ist diese Frage Gegenstand der Philosophie. Der norwegische Philosoph Arne Naess entwickelte Anfang der 1970er Jahre das Konzept der Tiefenökologie, um die geistigen Grundlagen des Verhältnisses von Mensch... more...

  • Greenpeaceby Frank Zelko

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 28.52

    Die Weltorganisation ?Greenpeace? ist ein international vernetztes, global agierendes und in den Medien allgegenwärtiges Unternehmen. Seine Geschichte, seine Struktur und seine Philosophie fordern alle wissenschaftlichen Disziplinen heraus. Mit »Make It a Green Peace« (so der englischsprachige Titel) liegt erstmalig eine akribisch recherchierte, wissenschaftlich... 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...

  • ICPMG2014 ? Physical Modelling in Geotechnicsby Christophe Gaudin; David White

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 389.95

    The 8 th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG2014) was organised by the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems at the University of Western Australia under the auspices of the Technical Committee 104 for Physical Modelling in Geotechnics of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. This... 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...

  • 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...