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

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 145.95

    Preface Sponsors Cultural heritage and geotechnical engineering: An introduction, C. Viggiani Geotechnical issues of the Athenian Acropolis, D. Egglezos, M. Ioannidou, D. Moullou & I. Kalogeras The role of geotechnical conditions in the foundation, expansion and preservation of the ancient town of Orvieto (Italy), P. Tommasi, M. Sciotti,... more...

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

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    List of Tables, Figures, and Maps Acknowledgements Contributors Prologue E.N. Anderson Introduction: Environmental Anthropology Engaging Ecotopia: An Introduction Joshua Lockyer and James R. Veteto   PART I: BIOREGIONALISM Chapter 1. Growing a Life-Place Politics Peter Berg     Chapter 2. On Bioregionalism... more...

  • A Renewable Worldby Herbert Girardet; Miguel Mendonca

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 16.99

    We have turned our home planet into a disposable world, using resources as though there were no tomorrow. It is time to make it a renewable world instead. We must urgently reconcile two things: our common desire to achieve certain living standards, and our requirement to do so sustainably. And we must do this in the face of the quadruple crisis... 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 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...

  • 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$ 58.00

    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...

  • Was ist die Erde wert?by Pascal Kreuder

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 26.49

    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...

  • 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 and well-being... more...