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  • The Water Crisisby Julie Stauffer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.00

    Modern society too often views water as a convenient vehicle for disposing of waste ? and the results are becoming increasingly apparent. Analysis of freshwater supplies frequently reveals disturbing levels of pollution, including human waste, heavy metals and synthetic chemicals, to the detriment of our health, and the health of entire ecosystems.The... more...

  • Water Resources and Rightsby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 17.14

    The management of river systems and water usage has enormous impacts on Australia’s economy, environment and way of life. This book focuses on the current state of Australia’s water resources in relation to water management, availability and quality. Water Resources and Rights also explains recently introduced national water regulation reforms... more...

  • Water Pollution Controlby Suresh T. Nesaratnam

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.50

    Designed to accompany the new Open University course in Environmental Monitoring and Protection, this is one of four new titles which will equip the reader with the tools to undertake Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs). Used in planning, decision-making and management, EIAs review both the theoretical principles and environmental considerations... more...

  • Managing Risks of Nitrates to Humans and the Environmentby W S Wilson; A S Ball; R H Hinton

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 265.00

    This volume concentrates on research information on the beneficial effects of nitrates and their fate in the environment. Adopting an integrated approach it covers the agricultural, environmental and medical aspects of this emotive topic. In addition, there is an extensive description of the biochemistry of nitrates in plants, animals and humans including... more...

  • World Water Visionby William J. Cosgrove; Frank R. Rijsberman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    More than a billion people cannot get safe drinking water; half the world's population does not have adequate sanitation; within a generation over three billion will be suffering from water stress. This text analyzes the issues in this crisis of management and shows how water can be used effectively and productively. The key to sustainable water resources... more...

  • Water Pollution Controlby Suresh T. Nesaratnam

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.50

    Designed to accompany the new Open University course in Environmental Monitoring and Protection, this is one of four new titles which will equip the reader with the tools to undertake Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs). Used in planning, decision-making and management, EIAs review both the theoretical principles and environmental considerations... more...

  • Handbook of Green Chemistry, Green Processes, Designing Safer Chemicalsby Paul T. Anastas; Robert Boethling; Adelina Voutchkova-Kostal

    Wiley 2014; US$ 263.00

    The shift towards being as environmentally-friendly as possible has resulted in the need for this important reference on the topic of designing safer chemicals. Edited by the leading international experts in the field, Robert Boethling and Adelina Votchkova, this volume covers such topics as toxicity, reducing hazards and biochemical pesticides. ... more...

  • Handbook of Green Chemistry, Green Solvents, Ionic Liquidsby Paul T. Anastas; Peter Wasserscheid; Annegret Stark

    Wiley 2014; US$ 263.00

    The shift towards being as environmentally-friendly as possible has resulted in the need for this important volume on the role of ionic liquids in green chemistry. Edited by Peter Wasserscheid, one of the pioneers of ionic liquid research, and Annegret Stark, this is an essential resource for anyone wishing to gain an understanding of the world of... more...

  • Handbook of Green Chemistry, Green Solvents, Reactions in Waterby Paul T. Anastas; Chao-Jun Li

    Wiley 2014; US$ 263.00

    There has been dramatic growth in the community of researchers and industrialists working in the area of Green Chemistry. There has been an increasing recognition by a wide-range of scientists and engineers in the chemical enterprise that the framework of Green Chemistry is relevant and enabling to their work. There has been a significant body of... more...

  • Handbook of Green Chemistry, Green Solvents, Supercritical Solventsby Paul T. Anastas; Walter Leitner; Philip G. Jessop

    Wiley 2014; US$ 263.00

    Green Chemistry is a vitally important subject area in a world where being as green and environmentally sound as possible is no longer a luxury but a necessity. Its applications include the design of chemical products and processes that help to reduce or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances. Supercritical Fluids (SCFs) and Gas-Expanded... more...