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- Springer 2014; US$ 179.00
The aim of this book is to present qualitative and qualitative aspects of logistics operations and supply chain management which help to implement the sustainable policy principles in the companies and public sector?s institutions. Authors in individual chapters address the issues related to reverse network configuration, forward and reverse supply... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 209.00
Currently, the major challenge of humanity is focused on population growth through agricultural production in order to meet the demand for food. The food crunch is mainly due to pest and disease. Traditional methods, synthetic insecticides and microbicides cause health hazards to human beings, domestic animals and also affect our immediate environments.... more...
- Ohio University Press 2011; US$ 21.99
Through compelling stories and interviews with people who are fighting for environmental justice, Mountains of Injustice contributes to the ongoing debate over how to equitably distribute the long-term environmental costs and consequences of economic development. more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
Although every country is distinguished by its history, culture and language as well as its unique economic, environmental and social conditions, it can be expected that international operating companies will exhibit common patterns since sustainability challenges do not stop at national borders.Building on original data based on results of the International... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 75.00
Under certain scenarios on the subject of CO2 emissions, by the end of the century the atmospheric concentration could triple its pre-industrial level. The very large numerical models intended to anticipate the corresponding climate evolutions are designed and quantified from the laws of physics. However, little is generally known about these: genesis... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 18.00
Tropical deforestation. The collapse of fisheries. Unprecedented levels of species extinction. Faced with the plethora of gloom-and-doom headlines about the natural world, we might think that environmental disaster is inevitable. But is there any good news about the environment? Yes, there is, answers Andrew Balmford in Wild Hope, and he offers... more...
- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 47.99
This book is an historical examination of environmental justice struggles across the globe from the perspective of environmentally marginalized communities. It is unique in environmental justice histography because it recounts these struggles by integrating the actual voices and memories of communities who grappled with environmental inequalities. more...
- AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 43.99
This exciting new reader in environmental history provides a framework for understanding the relations between ecosystems and world-systems over time. Alf Hornborg, J. R. McNeill, and Joan Martinez-Alier have brought together a group of the foremost writers from the social, historical, and geographical sciences to provide an overview of the ecological... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 25.04
Die aktuelle Natur- und Umweltkrise kann nicht gelöst werden, wenn grundlegende Strukturen in den Lebenswelten der Menschen und in den Subsystemen dieser Gesellschaft ? in Ökonomie, Politik, Rechtssystem, Wissenschaft, Technologie ? nicht überdacht und verändert werden. Hierbei stellt sich für die Umweltpädagogik als Anwältin der ?Naturfrage? im Bildungssystem... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 9.37
Hauptbeschreibung Bildung für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung ist eine anerkannte, wichtige Herausforderung unserer Zeit. Sie erfüllt wesentliche Aufgaben in der Sensibilisierung für Nachhaltigkeitsfragen und -probleme und in der Kompetenzentwicklung zu ihrer Bewältigung. Dabei stellt einerseits die Gewährleistung von Grundbildung eine entscheidende... more...