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Environmental protection

  • 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...

  • Sicherheitsforschungby Friedrich-Wilhelm Bach; Petra Winzer; Eckehard Schnieder

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 24.17

    Sicherheit ist ein Grundbedürfnis der Menschen und somit der Gesellschaft. Wissenschaft und Technik dienen dazu, dieses Grundbedürfnis zu befriedigen. Der Begriff der Sicherheit wir jedoch sehr heterogen verwendet, folglich setzt sich diese Heterogenität in den Modellen und Lösungskonzepten zur Gewährleistung von Sicherheit um. Der vorliegende Band... more...

  • The Environment and Science and Technology Educationby A. V. Baez; G. W. Knamiller; J. C. Smyth

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Environment and Science and Technology Education covers topics on key issues in environmental education; school-based primary and secondary education; and community-based environmental education. The book also discusses topics on tertiary, professional and vocational environmental education and non-formal public environmental education. The text... 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...

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95 US$ 86.62

    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...

  • Twyford Downby Barbara Bryant

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 66.95

    The Twyford Down story is set in a political and historical framework in order to examine the key issues affecting road planning and environmental protection: the system of route selection; Crown development; government agents, NGOs and locally elected authorities; conservation legislation; subsidiarity; lobbying techniques; and the role of the press.... more...

  • Living Green: The Missing Manualby Nancy Conner

    O'Reilly Media 2009; US$ 15.99

    Taking care of the earth is more important than ever, but the problems we're facing can seem overwhelming. Living Green: The Missing Manual helps make earth-friendly decisions more manageable by narrowing them down to a few simple choices. This all-in-one resource is packed with practical advice on ways you can help the environment by making simple... more...

  • E Is for Environmentby Ian James Corlett

    Atria Books 2011; US$ 14.00

    The author of E Is for Ethics offers a new interactive family book featuring twenty-six original stories with different eco-friendly messages, accompanied by delightful illustrations, discussion questions, and tips for conserving energy and natural resources. While there are many children?s books on the market that emphasize the importance of eco-awareness,... more...

  • Integration of Information for Environmental Securityby H. Gonca Coskun; H. Kerem Cigizoglu; M. Derya Maktav

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 138.52

    Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Integration of Information for Security, Istanbul, Turkey, 26-29 September 2006 more...

  • Green Houseby Norm Crampton

    M. Evans & Company 2008; US$ 8.99

    Consumers may already recycle newspapers and aluminum cans. But what about the containers that have both plastic and cardboard components? Should we really toss water bottle caps? Scratched CDs? Computers? Cell Phones? Green House: Eco-Friendly Disposal and Recycling at Home is an A to Z guide to disposing and recycling all varieties of common household... more...