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  • Social Perspectives on the Sanitation Challengeby Bas van Vliet; Gert Spaargaren; Peter Oosterveer

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    This collection presents a timely collection of social scientific papers dealing with innovative sanitation issues and concepts, perceptions and decision-making support. It comprises a valuable resource for political scientists, environmental engineers and urban planners involved in the study, design and implementation of sanitation projects worldwide... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 110.00

    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$ 149.00

    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 Reviews: Austria 2013by 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...