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- Wiley 2005; US$ 167.95 US$ 145.56
Meeting the needs of upper level students, this book treats global environmental problems as complex issues with a network of human and biophysical causes. Each chapter interlinks human demands on the Earth's resources to natural biophysical change - not simply a 'cause and effect' treatment of global issues and environmental change Includes... more...
- Hatherleigh Press 2010; US$ 1.99
Finally a hopeful book which empowers us to make the choices we need to make...not out of fear but out of love for ourselves, our Earth, and each other. Includes inspirational quotes from influential environmentalists and thought leaders including Al Gore, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Martin Luther King, Jr., Mother Teresa, Walt Whitman, Henry David... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 74.00 US$ 60.68
As the dazzling economic and social changes in China have imposed substantial impact upon the quality of environmental governance, it is time to review the problems and progress in the politics of China's environmental protection. This book analyzes the factors in China's governance and political process that affect and restrain its capacity... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 144.00 US$ 118.08
In order to preserve this world for future generations, we must strive for sustainable development a development that meets the needs of the present generation without compromising options and resources for future generations to meet their own needs. However, some scientists suspect that recent large floods, heat waves and drought in Central... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2009; US$ 16.95
In our materialist culture, the idea of ?the good life??fancy cars, designer clothes, once-in-a-lifetime vacations?leaves even those few who can afford it feeling anxious, empty, and dissatisfied. Michael Schuler deconstructs the assumption that consumption and constant stimulation equal happiness. He shows how, by applying the principles of sustainability... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95
Governing environmental risk, particularly large-scale transboundary risks associated with climate change and pollution, is one of the most pressing problems facing society . This book focuses on a set of key questions relating to environmental regulation: How are activities regulated in a fragmented world - a world of nation states, regulators,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 193.00
The environment inflames passions in people on all points of the political spectrum. Controversies over such issues as the rise of cancer in industrialized countries, climate change, and urban sprawl have skyrocketed as we recognize the impact that humans have on the environment. Many people become immersed in these controversies at a local level... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 30.00
Each chapter begins with a clear explanation of the topic, followed by detailed lesson plans for activities, supplementary and alternative activities, vocabulary definitions, and discussion questions that enhance student understanding of key concepts. This revised edition features new chapters on oceans, global warming, the greenhouse effect, El Nino,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 28.00
Celebrating nearby nature and the marvels of our own backyards, this book helps you introduce children to the world around them. With quality children's literature and simple activities, you can cultivate a child's sense of wonder and joy and teach him or her the importance of living in harmony with nature. These projects span the curriculum and are... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 292.00
This expansive encyclopedia breaks new ground, giving definition and focus to an urgent and much-talked-about topic that is extraordinarily wide ranging and all too often misunderstood. As the first major reference work in its field, the three comprehensive volumes span the entire scope of sustainability from ecological concepts to financial concerns... more...